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Genealogical 
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Volume XV, No. 1 
February 2008 



Pitt County Genealogical Quarterly 

Pitt County Family Researchers, Inc. 

P. O. Box 2608, Greenville, NC 27836 

Officers 2007 

President Roger Kammerer 

1 1 15 Ragsdale Road, Greenville, NC 27858-3920 (252-758-6882) 
email (kammererfgjhotmail . com) 

Vice President Frank D. Barrow, Sr. 

1366 Forest Acres Drive, Greenville, NC 27834-6655 (252-752-5345) 
email (fbarrowsr(q)aol.com') 

Secretary (office vacant) 

Treasurer .Sue Butler 

439 W. Hanrahan Road, Grifton, NC 28530 (252-746-6064) 

Executive Board Robin Nichols 

281 1 Bell Arthur Road, Greenville, NC 27834 (252-355-8084) 
email (nicholra@guc.com) 

Executive Board William L.Cox 

6441 Boss McLawhorn Road, Grifton, NC 28530-8714 
email (willia97642@.earthlink.nef) 

Executive Board Judy No bl es Lewis 

5245 County Home Road, Winterville, NC 28590-7834 (252-756-7196) 
email (jnlewis@embarqmail.com) 

PCGQ Editor Roger Kammerer 

1115 Ragsdale Road, Greenville, NC 27858-3920 (252-758-6882) 
email (kammererfajhotmail.com) 



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ISSN* 1092-0226 




Pitt County 
Genealogical 
uarterly 



Volume XV, No. 1 



February 2008 



Will of John Buck, 1710 j 

Jesse Shivers, Revolutionary War Pension ...2 

George eason Deed, Bertie County, 1810 Z!!3!!1".'!.'Z."."!!."!!.'! 3 

Stocks Family Deeds !Z!Z!Z!IZZII*"'ZZ 4 

Robert H. Parker Petition, 1864 'ZZZ'IZ ° Z""ZZ"'..9 

Division of Estate of Peyton Ashley Atkinson, 1 866 ZZZZZZ." 10 

Pitt County Court Minutes, 1859 ZZZ " 12 

Argent Adams Letter, 1855 1Z!.Z!.Z Z 19 

Craven County Death Certificates !ZZZ\Z\Z!."ZI1ZZZ.'ZZ!20 

Davis family marriages ..Z..Z.Z 26 

Bible Records Paul Family Births ZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZ*28 

Henry Guilford Worsley Bible 28 

Howard/Bell Family 30 

Gaskins Family Record 19 

Index 



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SUBSCRIBER INFORMATION 
QUERY FORM 



FILLERS Mrs. Clemmie Allen, Active Cotton Picker at 96 l 

Arthur Forbes Land Sale, 1882 3 

J. E. Harris, Prolific Family, 1913 11 

Painter Club of Washington, NC, 1 834 18 

R. L. Nichols Mother Nearly Killed, 1 897 1 9 

The Three Ross Brothers, 1890 27 

Mrs. Sue Beddard, Lifesaver, 1915 27 



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P. O. Box 2608, Greenville, NC 27836 

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Will of John Buck, 1710 

This Will is found in Secretary of State, SS XIX; Deeds, Wills, Inventories; No. 1-A 1695-1712; Probate 41 
(old SS 874.1); NC Archives, Raleigh, NC. Contributed by Roger Kammerer. 

OS 

"In the Name of God Amen June ye 27- 1 7 1 

I John BUCK being Sick in Body but of good & perfect memory thanks be to god & Calling to remembrance 
ye uncertain Estate of this trancitory life & that all flesh must yield unto Death when it Shall please God to Call 
do make Constitute ordain & declare revoking & adnulling by these presents all & Every Testamt & testaments 
wills & Wines heretofore by me made & declared Either by word or writeing & this to be taken- only for my 
last Will & testamt & none other & first being penitent & Sorry from ye Bottom of my heart for my trespasses 
most humbly desiring forgiveness for ye Same I give & Committ my Soul unto almighty God my Saviour & 
Redeemer in Whom & by ye merritts of Jesus Christ I trust & belieyd assureadly to be Saved & have full 
remission & forgivness of all my Sins & that my Soul wth my Body at ye General! day of Resurection Shall 
rise again wth my Joy? & through ye merrits of Christs death & passion possess & Inherit ye Kingdom of 
heaven prepared for his Elect Chosen & my body to be buried in Such place & where it Shall please my 
Executrix hereafter named to Appoynt & now for ye Settling of my temporal! Estate & Such goods chatties & 
Debts as it hath pleased God to bestow upon me & I doe Ordn. give & dispose ye Same in manor & form 
following ye is to say first I will ye all those Debts & Duties as I owe in Right or Concience to any manor of 
person or persons whatsoever Shall be well & truejy paid or ordained to be paid wthin Convenient time after 
my Deceas by my Executrix hereafter named 

Item I give to my Sons in law Samll BARBOR & Jacob BARBAR my plantation & all my land & after my 
Wives Deed to them & their heirs for Ever & my movable Estate after my Wives Deed to be Equally divided 
between Samll & Jacob BARBOUR Aforesd. & it is my Will & desire that if Samll BARBOUR & Jacob 
BARBOUR Should dye wthout Lawfull Ishew yet Joshues BARBOUR Son to Charles BARBOUR Should 
have all my plantation & tract of land to him & his heirs for Ever & it is my Will & Desire yt nd Benjamin 
TULLE be overseer of all my Estate until Samll & Jacob BARBOR Come to full age & that the sd TULLE 
Seer & Seover all my Estate for them till they Come to full age & I make ordain & Appoint my loving Wife 
Ann BUCK my Sole Executrix of this my last Will & testamt as wittness my hand and Seal the day & year 
above written John BUCK 

Signed & Sealed in ye psents of 

Richd THEORPE Robert BUCKNER CLK 

Eliza BRAY 
Jos WICKER" 



Mrs. Clemmie Allen, Active Cotton Picker at Age 96 

Eastern Reflector, Nov. 20, 1 9 1 4 ^ 

Mrs. Clemmie ALLEN of Pitt County, who unveiled the Confederate monument at Pitt county the other 
day ( Nov. 18th) on the court house square at Greenville, also performed another remarkable achievement. 
Mrs. ALLEN, aided by her daughter, Mrs. HART, this fall picked the seed cotton from their field which a 550 
-pound bale was ginned. Mr. J. H. COBB of R. F. D. No. 1, Greenville wrote us a letter stating that on 
November 12, 1914, he ginned a bale of cotton for Mrs. ALLEN. She is ninety-six years of age and, as may be 
gathered from the above mentioned exploit, is very active for her age. She has a daughter living with her 71 
years old. 



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Jesse Shivers Rev. War Pension 

The following are selected items from the Revolutionary War pension records of Jesse Shivers from National 
Archives. This was found on microfilm at the NC Archives, Raleigh, NC. 
Contributed by Roger Kammerer. 



"District of North Carolina 

On this the 15 th day of June 1819, before me the subscriber, one of the Judges of the United States for the 
District aforesaid, personally appeared Jesse SHIVERS, aged fifty nine years, resident in Pitt County in said 
district, who being by me first duly sworn according to law, doth on his Oath make the following declaration, 
in order to obtain the provision made by the late Act of Congress, entitled "An act to provide for certain 
persons engaged in the land & naval service of the United States in the revolutionary war." That on or about 
the last of April or first of May 1778, he the said Jesse SHIVERS, for a bounty, entered the service of the 
United States as a soldier, in Martinborough (now Greenville) State of North Carolina, in the Company 
commanded by Captain Francis CHILD, of the regiment Commanded by Colo. HOGAN, of the North Carolina 
line, on the Continental establishment, in the war aforesaid, for nine months— that he was marched from 
Martinborough to Halifax, thence northerly through Petersburg in the State of Virginia, where he for the first 
time obtained a certificate of his enrolment, stating his said nine month's service to commence at that time, 
which was on or about the 20 th of July 1778; that he continued to serve in said company until about the first of 
May 1779, after the expiration of his said service, when he was discharged from service, in Halifax, in the 
State of North Carolina; that he was in no battle, and that he is in reduced circumstances and stands' in need of 
the assistance of his Country for support. 

Sworn to & declared before me, the day & year first aforesaid. H. POTTER DMS NC" 

"Henry BARNHILL maketh Oath that he is well acquainted with the aforesaid Jesse SHIVERS & knew him 
previous to the revolution— That he entered the service of the United States with the said Jesse, and served 
with him in the same company, until a few days after he the said Jesse was discharged, and knows that he 
served nine months on the continewntal established and was discharged as is stated in his declaration aforesaid 
Deponant further saith that the said Jesse is in reduced circumstances & stands in need of the assistance of his 
Country for support. Sworn to before me, at Raleigh, the 1 6 th June 1819. H. POTTER DMS NC" 

"John ANDERSON maketh Oath that the aforesaid Jesse SHIVERS is in reduced circumstance, & stands in 
need of the assistance of his country for support. . Sworn to before me at the time & place aforesaid H 
POTTER DMS NC" 

State of North Carolina 

Secretary's Officce 15 th June 1819— 

I William HILL Secretary of State in & for the State aforesaid, do hereby Certify that it appears from the 
musterroll of trhe North Carolina Continental line in the revolutionary war that Jesse SHIVERS a musician 
under Capt. CHILDS of the 10 th Regt. was mustered on 20 th July 1778 for nine months, but the length of time 
he served is not stated. 

Given under my hand the date above Wm HILL" 

^o?? 01 ™ reC ° rdS Sh ° W that JeSSe SHIVERS > P rivat e. of Pitt County, was placed on the Pension roll June 
u \,™i?T? rate $8 °° 3 m0nth - A Certiflcate of Pension was issued Sept. 18, 1819 and was sent to Judge 
H. POTTER m Raleigh, NC. Jesse SHIVERS was dropped under the Act of May, 1 820. 

[In this file] Letter to Dept. of the Interior, about the Revolutionary War pension of Jesse SHIVERS dated 
i U V 7, l r 3 }' fr ° m RiYerS PETERS0N > under *e letterhead, Hardware Retailer, 915-935 Meyer-Kiser Bank 
Building, Indianapolis, Indiana. Peterson states that.."Jesse SHIVERS was an ancestor of mine and I am 
endeavormg to gather the information for use in a genealogical records which I am compiling " 



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George Eason Deed, Bertie County, 1810 

This deed is found in Bertie County Deed Book V, page 237. Contributed by Roger Kammerer. 

Know ye that I George EASON of the State of North Carolina and County of Pitt for and in the consideration 
of the sum of Twenty pounds to me in hand paid by Abner EASON of the said State and County of Bertie the 
receipt whereof do acknowledge and myself fully satisfied contented and paid & thereof do Exonerate acquit 
and discharge him the said Abner EASON his heirs Executors & Administrators forever have given granted 
Bargained sold aliened conveyed & confirmed and by these presents do freely and fully Give grant bargain sell 
alien & Confirm unto him the said Abner EASON his heirs & assigns forever, One messuage or certain Track 
or part of a Tract of Land situate lying & being in the County of Bertie in Connaritty pocosin Containing by 
estimation Eighty Acres Butted & bounded as followeth Beginning at the center of two pines & a maple in the 
edge of said pocosin in James WOODES corner, Running East two hundred & thirty two pole to a water oak 
& Sassafras in Jeremiah DUNNINGS line, then with his line North fourteen degrees West one hundred and 
twenty four pole to a poplar in Abner PERRYS line, then with his line west two hundred & four pole to the 
center of a Pine, maple, Bay & Black gum in James WOODS line, then west his line south one hundred & 
Twenty pole to the first station it being a track of Land taken up by Abner EASON Sener and one half devised 
to his Son George EASON, To have and to hold the said bargained premises with all the appurtanances 
preveledges & Comodities to the same belonging or in anywise appurtaining to him the said Abner EASON his 
Heirs & assigns forever to his & their own proper use benefit & behoof forever, and I the said George EASON 
for me myself my heirs Executors & admrs. do promise and grant to and with the said Abner EASON his 
Heirs & assigns forever that before the ensealing hereof I am the true sole and Lawfull oner of the above 
bargained premises and am lawfully seized & possessed of the said land in mine own proper right of 
Inheritance in fee simple and have in myself Lawfull authority to bargain sell convey and confirm the said 
bargained premises in manner as above sd. and that the said Abner EASON his heirs & assigns shall & may 
from time to time and at all times for ever hereafter hold use possess & Enjoy the sd. Bargained premises with 
all the appurtanances free and clear, Furthermore I the said George EASON for me myself my heirs Executors 
& administrators do covenant and demised unto him the said Abner EASON his Heirs & assigns forever 
against the lawfull claims of any person or persons whatsoever — 

In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal this Fifteenth day of January Eighteen hundred and 
Ten. 

Signed sealed & Delivered in presence of us} G EASON {Seal} 

R. PARKER 
Jesse EASON 

State of North Carolina Bertie County Court} Feby. Term 1810 

This Deed from George EASON to Abner EASON was proved in open court by the oath of Reuben PARKER 
one of the Subscribing witnesses thereto— ordered that the same be registered 

Test, Sol. CHERRY Junr. Clk 



Arthur Forbes Land Sale, 1882 

Eastern Reflector, OCT. 1 1, 1882 

By virtue of an order of the Probate Court the undersigned will sell at the Court House Door on Monday the 6 th 
day of November 1882, the following tract of land situate in Greenville Township: beginning at a Horn Beach 
on the banks of Tar River and running South 50 West 455 poles to J. T. POLLARD'S Mill pond, thence down 
the various courses of the said pond to the line of the lands of Mrs. Caroline CHERRY, thence North 30 East 
416 poles to Tar River thence up the river to the beginning, containing One Hundred and Fifty acres excepting 
one-fourth of an acre for the family Grave Yard, and one acre where the School House stands, Being a part of 
the Arthur FORBES tract of land. Terms of sale, one half cash, balance payable December 1 st 1883 with 6 
percent interest from day of sale. Title to be withheld until purchase money is paid. 

Mary V. FORBES, Admx. 



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Stocks Family Deeds 

These deeds are found in the Register of Deeds Office, Pitt County Court House. 
Contributed by Brenda Davis Stocks. 

♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦ 

Isaac Stocks to Isaac Hardee, March 19, 1791 
Pitt Deed Book M, p. 588 

This Indenture made this 19 th of March in the Year of our Lord Christ One thousand Seven hundred & Ninety 
One. Between Isaac STOCKS in Pitt County and State of North Carolina of the One part and Isaac HARDEE 
of the State and County aforsd. of the other part Witnesseth that the said Isaac STOCKS for and in 
consideration of the Sum of thirty Pounds Current Money of the State aforsd. to him in hand paid by the 
aforsd. Isaac HARDEE at and upon Sealing of these Presents the Receipt Whereof I do hereby Acknowledge, 
and myself therewith fully Satisfied & Contented. Hath Bargaind Granted and Sold & assigned Set over unto 
the said Isaac HARDEE, Son of William HARDEE his heirs and Assigns forever a Tract of Land lying and 
being in Pitt County & on Swift Creek, Beginning at a Water Oak on the Powels Swamp being the Beginning 
Tree of Shadk. ALLENS Patent and Runs from thence said Swamp to the Mouth Thereof from thence Ri ming 
down Swift Creek Swamp to the mouth of the first Small branch, from thence the Various Courses of said 
Branch to back line of said Shad. ALLEN Patent from thence to the Begining Containing by Estimation One 
hundred Acres be the same more or lerss. To have and to hold the aforsd. one hundred Acres of Land with the 
Appertanances and all Rights and Priveledges and improvements to the Same in any wise belonging to him 
said Isaac HARDEE for himself his heirs and Assigns for Ever, doth hereby Covenant and with the said Isaac 
HARDEE that the said Isaac HARDEE, his heirs and assigns shall and may for Ever hereafter Peaceably and 
Quietly have hold Occupy possess and Enjoy the aforsd. Land and premises without molestation of any person 
whatever, and Clear from all manner of Incumberances whatsoever and the said Isaac STOCKS do oblidge 
himself his heirs Excrs. Admns. or assigns To warrant and for Ever defend unto the said Isaac HARDEE his 
heirs for ever the aforsd. Granted Land and premises against the Lawful! Claim of any person or persons 
whatsoever and In Witness hereunto I have set my hand and fixed my Seal this 19 th day of March 1791 — 
Signed Sealed & Delivd. Isaac (his"fmark) STOCKES {Seal} 

In presence of } 
Shadk. ALLEN 
Hillery (his mark) STOCKS 
July Term 1792 Ordered to be Registered 



Isaac Stocks to Shadrach Allen, January 31, 1792 
Pitt Deed Book M, p. 666 

State of North Carolina Pitt County 

This Indenture Made this 3 1 st day of January One thousand Seven hundred and Ninety Two. Between William 
STOCKS & Shadrach ALLEN of the Same State & County of the Other part Witnesseth that the sd. William 
STOCKS for and in consideration of the Sum of One hundred pounds Current money to him in hand paid at or 
before the sealing & Delivery of these presents the Receipt whereof he doth Acknowledge hath Granted 
bargained Sold & by these presents, Doth Grant bargain & Sell, alien & Confirm unto the said Shadrach 
ALLEN his heirs & Assigns for Ever a Certain Tract or parcel of Land Situated lying & being in the County of 
Pitt Beginning at the Mouth of the Meadow Branch a Gum Riming up the Creek, now Generaly Called the fork 
Swamp to a branch agreed upon Between John WILLIAMS & Thomas HARDEE which branch has been 
Considered a dividing branch Between the Plantation where Thomas HARDEE formerly lived & Isaac 
STOCKS Senr. then Riming up that branch to the Back line to a White Oak a Dividing Tree, then Down the 
Back line to the Meadow Branch, then down the Various Courses of the Meadow branch to the first Station 
Containing One hundred Acres more or less, Patented by Shadrach ALLEN Senr. P aten bearing Date June 6 th 
1752. Conveyed from Shadrach ALLEN to John WILLIAMS, from John WILLIAMS to Isaac STOCKS, from 
Isaac STOCKS to his son William STOCKS, from Wm. STOCKS to Shadrach ALLEN in Reference to said 
Titles will more fully appear & also Two hundred Acres more being given to the sd William STOCKS, with 
the Tract above Mentioned in his Fathers last will and Testament 



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To have and to hold the aforsd. tracts of Land & premises unto him the said Shadrach ALLEN, his heirs and 
Assigns for Ever, to the only proper use unto him the said Shadrach ALLEN, his heirs & Assigns for Ever, & 
the sd. William STOCKS for for myself my heirs Excrs. Admrs. or Assigns do hereby Warrant & defend the 
sd Land & premises against sail & sd manner of persons Claiming from by or under, him or them will warrant 
& for Ever Defend the aforsd. Tracts of Land with Every profit & advantage therewith Belonging, Ways 
waters or Water Courses Minds Minerals H eredeti ments and Appurtanaces to the sd. Land belonging or 
Apportimony will warrant & for Ever Defend unto him the Shadrach ALLEN, his heirs & assigns for Ever the 
Grave Yard excepted only which is near or under a persimmon Tree About thirty feet in Length & Ten feet 
Wide & No more. In Witness whereof I have hereunto Set my hand & Seal the day & Year first Above 
Written — 

Signed Sealed & Delivd. William (his mark) STOCKS {Seal} 

In presence of } 
Simon BURNEY 
Saml. (his mark) KIGHT 
Henry BURNEY 

October Term 1792 Ordered to be Registered 



Division of Estate of John Stocks, dec'd., May 1802 
Pitt Deed Book P, page 159 

Persuant to an order of Pitt Court February term 1 802 to the signed Commissioners Directed to lay off & sett 
apart and Divide the lands of John STOCKES dec'd. Among the lawfull representatives of said deed after 
being qualified agreeable to law we have Divided the land in the following manner Vize... 
Lott No. 1 we have laid off & set apart unto Amos STOCKS one of the Heirs of said dec'd. his share in the 
following manner Vizt. Begining at an ash and Maple in the edge of the swamp of the fork swamp of swift 
creek the uper corner on sd swamp of widows dower then running the Dower line west 34 poles to a stake in 
center of three pines then South the plantation 200 poles to a gum and small white Oak on the main prong of 
swift Creek then down the main prong of Swift Creek to the fork prong of Swift creek then up the fork prong 
Swift Creek and winding thereof to begining Containing fifty four & one half acres Valued at 15/ L40.17.6 
Lott No. 5 Furney STOCKS to pay Amos STOCKES the sum of 32.8.9 to make his Share Equal in value — 
Lott No. 2 we have laid off & sett apart unto Asa STOCKS of the Heirs of said deed, his Share in following 
manner Begining at a stake in center of three pines the second corner of Lott No. 1 then runing with Dower 
line west 44 pole to a black Oak in said line then south 200 pole to a white Oak on Swift Creek then down said 
Creek side to Amos STOCKSES corner a gum and white Oak then north with his line to the begining 
containing 55 Acres valued at 12/6 L34.7.6 Furney STOCKS to pay Asa STOKES L29.5— Isaac STOCKES 
pays Asa STOCKS L9.13.9— to make his share equal in value — 
We lade off and set apart unto Isaac STOCKS his share as follows 

Lott No. 3 Begining at black oak in the Dower line the second corner of No. 2 then Down the dower line west 
55 pole to a pine in said line then south 195 pole to Swift Creek swamp then down the said of said creek to an 
oak stake corner a white Oak thence his line north 200 pole to the begining 68 Acres Valued 25/ L 85— the 
above mentioned is one of the Heirs of said Dec'd.— Isaac STOCKS to pay Asa STOCKS L9 13 9 Isaac 
STOCKS to pay Cannon STOCKS 40/— 

Lott No. 4 we have lade off & sett a part unto CannonSTOCKS his share he being one of the Heirs of said 
Deed, his Share as following manner Begining at a pine on Dower line the second corner of lott No 3 Isaac 
STOCKS corner then west 48 pole thence north 37 d wt ke? pole to the pattent line near a Tar Kil bed then no. 
16 d. wt. 22 pols to the center of three pines near a pond the 7 th of the 177 Acre survey— then the reverse of 
said line South 54 wt. 40 pole to a ky cary tree CANNONS & George SMITH corner on SMITHS cut & own 
Ground then South 68 Et 15 pole to a large pine on the mouth of a branch called the Cross branch on Swift 
Creek thence down Swift Creek Swamp and windings thereof to a Gum on Swift Creek the third corner of the 
third cn then that line which is Isaac STOCKES line north 196 pole to the begining containing 65 Acres 
Valued @ 20/ L65-0-0 Isaac STOCKS pays Cannon STOCKS 40/- Abram STOCKS pays Cannon STOCKS 
L6.6.3 to make his share equal in Value — 

Lott No. 5 we have laid off & set apart unto Furney STOCKS one of the Heirs of said Deed, his Share in 
following manner Begining at a white Oak the Begining corner of 500 Acre pattent then that line South 71 
Degrees west 66 pole to a pine the corner of said Pattent then with said other pattent line south 45 degr west 



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145 pole to a stake near a tar Kil bed then south 37 Et. 16 pole then East to the Dower line 191 to an ash and 
Maple in Swift Creek the widows dower corner then up the windings of Swift Creek Swamp to the begining 
including the peach orchard field containing 90 Acres Valued at 20/ L135.0.0 Furney STOCKS pays Amos 
STOCKS 32.8.9 Furney STOCKS pays Asa STOCKS L29.5 to make their proprotion Equal in value— 
Lott No. 6 we have laid off and set apart unto Abraham STOCKS one of the Heirs of said Deceased his Share 
in following manner Begining at a white Oak on Swift Creek the begining corner of the 500 Acre survey then 
runing that line south 71 degrees west 66 pole to apin e the other corner of said pattent then along the Other line 
No. 20 degrees wt. 220 pole to James HANDCOCKS said line on south side of Spring branch then down the 
side of said branch and aline of trees marked at random to a gum at the mouth of said branch on Swift Creek 
then East 32 pole to the Beg ining line of 500 acre pattent then along the given line south 14 degrees East to the 
Begining. Containing 89 Vi Acres valued at 22/6 L98.8.9 Abraham STOCKS pay Cannon STOCKS L6.6.3 
Abraham STOCKS pays Levi STOCKS L12.15.3 Abraham STOCKS pays John STOCKS L6.5.0 to make 
their Shares Equal in value 

Lott No. 7 we have lade off and set apart unto Levi STOCKS one of the Heirs of said Deed, his Share in the 
following manner Begining at apine the second corner of the 500 Acre survey then runing north 30 degres wt. 

146 pole to a stake then wt. 125 pole to apine in a meadow the begfining of the 177 Acre pattent then the given 
line of said pattent south 21 54 degrees East 230 to the center of three pines in a meadow or pond Cannon 
STOCKS corner then his line South 16 deg. Et. 22 pole to the pattent line then along that line north 45 dgs. 
East 148 pole to the Begining Containing 162 Acres Valued at 7/6 pr acre L60.15 Abraham STOCKS to pay 
Levi STOCKS LI 2.1 1.3 to make his Share Equal in Value. 

Lott No. 8 we have lade off and set apart unto John STOCKS one of the Heirs of said Deed, his share in the 
following manner Begining at a large pine in the Edge of Swift Creek in the given line of the 500 Acre survey 
then runing north 80 degr. Wt. 220 pole to a stake in the center of three Jacks said STOCKS corner then along 
his line south 49 degrees wt. 76 pole thence south 1 52 to a pine then East 49 pole to a line of marked trees 
made by Simon BURNEY Senr. & John STOCKS Senr. then along that line of the marked trees now James 
HANDCOCKS line to a red oak on the Spring branch then down the apor? Spring branch and said line trees 
made at random to a white Oak on Swift Creek then east 29 pole to the given line of 500 Acre pattent then 
along that line north 184 degrees west to the begining Containing 161 Acres Valued @ 8/-- L64.8 Abraham 
STOCKS to pay John STOCKS L6..5- Henry STOCKS pays John STOCKS L2.13.3 
Lott No. 9 we have of & set apart unto Henry STOCKS one of the Heirs of said Deced his Share in the 
following manner Viz Begining at a large pine on the Edge of Swift Creek in the giving line of the 500 Acre 
pattent John STOCKS Begining then runing John STOCKSS line No. 80 degrees wt. 220 pole to a stake in the 
center of three Jack oaks and James HANDCOCKS line then his No. 48.d Et. 280 pole to a small white oak on 
Swift Creek Swamp the last corner of the 500 acre pattent then the giving line of the said pattent to the 
begining containing 152 Acres Valued @ 10/ L 76 Henry STOCKS pays John STOCKS L2.13.3 
Given under our hands as Commissioners this —day of May 1 802. 
Sherw. HINES Surveyor 

Dennis CANNON, John RICE, Lewis CANNON, Simon BURNEY Commissioners} 

May term 1802 the Commissioners appointed to Divide the lands belonging to the Heirs of John STOCKS 

Dec'd. have made this report to Court ordered to be Registered George EVANS Clk 



Philip Causey and wife Susanna to Shadrach Allen, May 2, 1803 
Pitt Deed Book Q, p. 54 

This Indenture made This the Second day of May in the year of our lord one thousand Eight hundred and three 
Between Philip COSWAY and Susanna CAUSEY his wife of the County of Craven and State of North 
Carolina of the one part and Shade ALLEN of the County of Pitt and State of North Carolina of the other part 
witnesseth that for and in consideration of the Sum of twenty pounds Current Money in hand paid unto the 
Said Philip COSSEY and Susanna his wife by the Said Shade ALLEN hath bargained and Sold by these 
presents and do hereby give grant Convey and set over unto the said Shade ALLEN his heirs and assigns 
forever a Certain track or parcel of land lying and and being in the County of Pitt & State of North Carolina 
aforesaid Begining at a stake where formerly stood a water Oak formerly ALLENS Corner on the South edge 
of powels Swamp Near the Edge of the Road now HARDEES Corner and Runs with said line South 13 East 
105 pole to a poast oak in Said line on the west side of the Road thence with a line of Marked trees through 



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Powels Swamp to a pine in the Island of Said Swamp in gum thicket in Said Island of the Said Swamp then 
North 82 West to the begining Containing fifty Acres more or less Containing the land where the Widow Sarah 
STOCKES Now lives Patented by Isaac STOCKES Senr Joining the land of Shade ALLEN he bought of Wm 
STOCKES to have and to hold the aforesaid track of land with all and every pr evele dge profit and advantage 
of every kind as the Said land in any wise belonging unto the sd. Shadrick ALLEN his heirs and assigns 
forever and we the Said Philip CAUSEY and Susanna CAUSEY do hereby oblidge ourselves our hiers 
Administrators Executors or assigns to warrent ourselves And defend forever unto him the said Shadereck 
ALLEN his hiers and assigns forever the Said premises free and Clear from the Claim of any person or persons 
whatsoever In Witness whereof we have hereunto Set our hands and Seals the day and year first above written 
Signed Sealed & Deliverd Philip (his mark) CAUSEY {Seal} 

In presence of Susanna (her mark) CAUSEY {Seal} 

James KIRKMAN 
John (his mark) STOCKS 
Henry SMITH 

Pitt County February Term 1805 

This Deed was exhibited into open Court and proved as to Philip CAUSEY in due form of law by the oath of 
Henry SMITH a Subscribing Witness there to ordered to be Registered 

Attest George EVANS Clk 



Margret Stocks, John Stocks and Rachel Stocks to Dennis Cannon, Jr., Sept 27, 1806 
Pitt Deed Book Q, p. 327 

This Indenture made the 27 th of September 1806 Between Margret, John and Rachel STOCKS on one part and 
Dennis CANNON Junr. on the other Witnesseth that for and in consideration of the Sum of one hundred 
Dollars to us in Hand paid unto the Said Dennis CANNON the Receipt whereof we do acknowledge that we 
are fully Satisfied and Lawfully Paid have bargained Sold and for we set over Unto him the Said Dennis 
CANNON he his Heirs and assigns forever a certain Tract of Land Situated in the State of North Carolina Pitt 
County in Swift Creek in Swamp Being part of a Pattent granted to John CAUSEY for four hundred Acres 
Bearing Date the 28 April 1762, Beginning at a gum in the creek Run The upper line of Said patent and Runs 
with Said line South one hundred and fifty one poles to a pine on the edge of the creek then South Seventy two 
East, Twenty two poles to a water Oak then North Eighty two East twenty eight poles to a water oak thence 
South forty one East forty four poles to a red oak Thence South twenty one East thirty two pole to a water oak 
thence North Sixty one East eighteen poles to a water oak thence North fifty five East forty poles to a Stake 
centered by two water oaks and a gum thence North forty eight pole to the Creek Run then with the various 
courses of the Same to the Beginning for Eighty eight Acres To have and to hold the land Hereby conveyed 
with all the appurtanances there unto Belonging to which Presents we bind ourselves our heirs Executors 
Administrators and assigns to warrant ourselves and forever Defend the same to him the Said Dennis 
CANNON Junr. his heirs Executors administrators and assigns for ever in peaceable and quiet possession to 
have possess and enjoy the Same free and Clear from the Lawful claim or claims of any person or persons 
Claiming any Right Title or Interest therein In Witness whereof we herewith set our Hands and Seals Day and 
Date above written — 

Signed Sealed & Delivered Margret (her mark) STOCKS {Seal} 

In presence of John (bi s mark) STOCKS {Seal} 

W BROWNING Rache! (her mark) STOCKS {Seal} 

Samuel KIGHT 

Pitt County February Term 1 807 This Deed was exhibited into open court and proved in due form of Law on 
oath by William BROWNING one of the Subscribing Witnesses thereto ordered to Be Registered- 
Richard EVANS for George EVANS Clk 



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Nicholas Greenberry Causey, Margaret Stocks, John Stocks and Rachel Stocks to 
Stephen Kight, December 21, 1809 
Pitt Deed Book T, p. 218 

This Indenture made this 21 st of December 1809 between Nicolas G CAUSEY, Maraget STOCKS, John 
STOCKS and Rachel STOCKS on the one part & Stephen KIGHT on the other part all of the State of North 
Carolina & County of Pitt Witnesseth that for and in consideration of the Sum of one hundred dollars by him in 
hand paid by the Said KIGHT the receipt where of they have acknowledged at & upon the parting of these 
presents the sd N. G. CAUSEY & M araget STOCK John STOCK Rachel STOCK have Bargained Sold & 

forever ? unto him the Said Stephen KIGHT him his heirs & assigns forever a certain tract of land in Said 

County of Pitt lying in Swift Creek Swamp being part of a Pattent Granted John CAUSEY bearing date the 28 
of April 1768 for four hundred Acres beginning at a Stake the Creek run & runs South to a Stake centered by 
two waiter Oaks & runs on the South edge of Said Creek then down the various courses of the line unto the 
given line of Sd four hundred Acres patten then with the Same South 66 east to the Creek run then with the 
various courses of Said run to the beginning for eighty eight Acres according to the bounds be the Same more 
or less To have and to hold the Said land & premises so with Right title & Interest therein to belonging to 
which premises we bind our selves our heirs and assigns to Warrant & forever defend the same to him the Said 
KIGHT to him & his heirs assigns forever in peaceable and quiet possession to have hold and enjoy the Same 
free & clear from the Lawful claim or claims of any person or persons In witness where of we have hereunto 
set our Hand & Seals date above written 

Signed Sealed & Deliverd N. Greenburey CAUSEY {Seal} 

In presence of Margaret (her mark) STOCKS { Seal} 

Simon BURNEY John (his mark) STOCKS {Seal} 

Daniel (his mark) COX Jt Rachel (her mark) STOCKS {Seal} 

Pitt County February Term 1816 This deed was exhibited into open Court & proved in due form of law on 
oath by Daniel COX one of the Subscribing witnesses thereto ordered that it be registered- 
Alexander EVANS Clk 



Elizabeth Stocks to John Dew, July 21, 1793 
Statement of Margin Stocks, widow of Isaac Stocks 1791 
Pitt Deed Book M, p. 802 

State of North Carolina Pitt County 

Know all men by these presents that I Elizabeth STOCKS of the County and State aforsd. for and In 
consideration of the sum of Seventy Two pounds to me in hand paid by John DEW of the County and State 
aforsd. whereof I do hereby Acknowledge the Receipt and myself therewith fully Satisfied have Bargained 
Sold & Delivered and by these presents do bargain Sell and Deliver unto the said John DEW One Negro man 
named Ben. To have and to hold to the Proper use and behoof of him the said John DEW his heirs Excrs. 
Admrs. and Assigns for Ever and I the said Elizabeth STOCKS for myself and heirs Excrs. Admrs. the said 
bargained Negro unto the said John DEW his heirs Excrs. Admrs. and Assigns against all person or persons do 
warrant and Defend for Ever by these presents In Witness whereof I have hereunto Set my hand and Seal this 
Twenty first Day of July in the Year of our Lord one thousand Seven hundred & Ninety three— and in the 
Eighteenth Year of the Independence of the United States of America. 

Signed Sealed & Deliverd Elizabeth (her mark) STOCKS { Seal} 

In the presence of us} 

James HANDCOCK 

Hardee HANDCOCK 

July term 1793 Ordered to be Registered 

I hereby Certify that on the fifth day of May 1791 that Margill STOCKS came before me & Confest that the 
Land her Descd. Husband Isaac STOCKS Sold to Thos WILLAND it being the Land that Came by her that she 
freely Consented to the Sale of it & that she lays no Claim to it at all. Henry CANNON JP 
July term 1 793 Ordered to be Registered 



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Robert H. Parker Petition, 1864 

The following Pitt County petition was found on microfilm M474, roll 137 in National Archives in Record 
Group 109, Confederate Records Group, Letters Received by Adjutant General and Inspector's Office. 

Contributed to the Quarterly by Sam Newell. 



Falkland Pitt County North Carolina 
December 26 th 1864 

Secretary of War; 
Honored Sir: 



We the subscribers, make an humble petition to you for the exemption of Robert H. PARKER from 
service. He was one among the gallant first to volunteer in defense of his country, & served faithfully; 
participated in the many battles in Virginia; but in 1862, at the battle of Sharpsburg Md, he received a severe 
wound, which has deprived our country of his valuable services since. Though he has not been idle, but has 
labored diligently for the soldiers' wives & widows. There is a large scope of country in the county' in which 
the women are entirely dependent on the said R. H. PARKER for the necessaries of life. He makes our shoes, 
has our bread ground for us free of charge, & is a protector to us; finally there is nothing in his power, which i 
essential to our living, that he denies unto us. The said R. H. PARKER'S father is seventy seven (77) years 
old, unable to atttend to his business, & has furnished six sons to fight in freedom's cause. He also, has two 
sisters, whose husbands are in service, entirely dependent on him. We beseech you, please in the name of 
humanity; in the name of widows & orphans; in the name of our beloved husbands, fathers, sons, & brothers, 
who are bearing the storms of camp life, grant this our humble petition; for we solemnly believe, that if he is' 
taken from us; we shall surely starve. The said Robert H. PARKER belongs to the 27 th reg N. C. T. to which 
regiment he will have to return within a few days. Thinking it may be necessary to state the company & 
brigade also, to which this individual belongs inserted & Robert H. PARKER Co. E. 27 th reg. N. C. T Cook's 
Brigade} " 



Mary A. J. CRISP 

Emily WEBB & Mrs. Mary WEBB 

Sally & J(?) Nancy WALLACE 

Mrs. Rebecca OWENS 

Miss William Ann CHRISP 

Lucy Ann RODGERS 

Miss Mary RODGERS 

Miss Elizabeth DILDAY 

Yilddy DILDAY 

Sallie DILDAY 

Salley JEFFERSON 

Mary JEFFERSON 

Rhodey JOHNSON 

Lucy CRISP 



P.S. You will please find enclosed an envelope and stamp— If this petition be granted please Send it to 
Falkland Pitt County N. C. In care of Willis R. WILLIAMS, Esq. 

[There is almost illegible writing all over the papers. On Feb. 16, 1865, a note says "Mr PARKER is 
permanently disabled & has been honorably returned, by Medical Ex. Board ....but his papers have never been 
ret T e f th Ai ; other note ^ Mar. 20, 1865, "the retirement papers of this soldier were submitted to the Depts 
on the 24 ulto. For Gen. R. E. LEE." Another note dated Mar. 3 1, 1865, "Col. WITHERS will please revoke 
so much of Par XII, S. O. No. 54 Hr J. C. O. Mar. 6-'65 as refers to Pr. R. H. PARKER and detail him for duty 
m the Enrolling service to report for orders to the E. O. of Pitt County N. C. (signed) Ed. A. PALFURY Lieut 
Col F. a. a. c."] 



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Div. of Estate of Peyton Atkinson, 1866 

Found in Pitt County Division of Estates, Vol. One, p. 1 14; Clerk of Court Office, 
Pitt County Court House, Greenville, NC. Contributed by Latisha Teel. 

♦♦♦ ♦♦♦ ♦♦♦ ♦♦♦ ♦♦♦ 



Heirs of P. A. ATKINSON deed. (Div. Real and Personal Estate) 

To the Worshipful the Justices of the Court of Pleas & Quarter Sessions of Pitt County 

We Hardy PARKER Justice of the peace, and Willis R. WILLIAMS, John PEEBLES, James HICKS and 
Arthur FORBES Commissioners, in pursuance of the annexed order commanding us to divide the lands 
mentioned in the annexed petition between Benjn. S. ATKINSON and Francis M ATKINSON, and to divide 
the personal property of the late Peyton A. ATKINSON between William WHITEHEAD and wife Susan V. 

and Benjamin S ATKINSON and Francis M ATKINSON, met on the premises on the day of November 

1865, and after first being duly sworn according to law, we proceeded to value the said lands described in said 
petition as follows viz: The Bensboro plantation, containing 1387 acres we valued at thirty thousand Dollars 
($30,000). The Clark Plantation including a small piece of land Known as the Tucker land, in all containing 
1101 acres, we valued at twenty thousand Dollars ($20,000). The Foreman plantation Containing twelve 
hundred acres, we valued at Ten thousand Dollars ($10,000). The Murphey plantation Containing 166 acres we 
valued at Four thousand Dollars. Making in the aggregate the Sum of ($64,000). 

We then placed the Bensboro plantation valued at $30,000, and the Murphey plantation valued at ($4,000) 
in one lot and the Clark plantation valued at $20,000 and the Foreman plantation valued at ($10,000) in the 
other lot, which made the two lots As nearly equal in value, as was practical. We then had them drawn for 
when Benjamin S. ATKINSON drew the lot Containing the Bensboro and Murphey plantations, and F M 
ATKINSON drew the Clark and Foreman plantations, Benjamin S. ATKINSON is to pay to F M. ATKINSON 
the Sum of Two Thousand Dollars so to make the two lots equal in value. 

We then proceeded to examine and value the personal property of the Peyton A ATKINSON and to divide 
the same into three seperate lots. Assign one lot to William WHITEHEAD and wife Susan V. One lot to 
Benjamine S. ATKINSON And one lot to William WHITEHEAD as Guardian to F M ATKINSON. We found 
thirty Seven head of Mules and Horses which we valued in the aggregate to the Sum of $4295. We then 
divided them into three seperate lots as nearly equal in value as was practicable, in lot No one we placed 12 
head valued at $1360— in lot No two we placed thirteen head which was valued at $1560.00— in lot No 3 we 
placed twelve head valued at $1375.00 Lot No. one was drawn by Benjamin S ATKINSON, Lot No 2 was 
drawn by William WHITEHEAD and wife, and lot No 3 was drawn by William WHITEHEAD as Guardian to 
F. M. ATKINSON. William WHITEHEAD & wife is to pay in this division to Benjamine S ATKINSON the 
Sum of $71 .00 and to F M ATKINSON the Sum of $55.60. 

We then valued the House hold and Kitchen furniture and found the aggregate value to be $1476.50 and as 
F M ATKINSON was a minor and had no present use for any portion of said furniture, we allowed William 
WHITEHEAD, and Benjamine S ATKINSON to take said furniture at our assessment, and Benjamine S 
ATKINSON is to pay over to the Guardian of F M. ATKINSON the Sum of $265.00. And the said William 
WHITEHEAD owes his Said Ward F M ATKINSON in this division the sum of $230.50— We found Some 
Brandy on hand which we assessed at the value of $264.00. This was given to William WHITEHEAD and 

Benjn. S. ATKINSON, who are to pay to 

F M. ATKINSON each the sum of $44.00. 

We then found on hand seventeen hundred and sixty barrels of Corn, which we divided into three equal 
lots and assigned one lot to William WHITEHEAD & wife, One lot to Benjamjne S ATKINSON, and one lot 
to William WHITEHEAD as Guardian of F M ATKINSON. We also divided thirteen hundred and eighty 
bushels of Cootton Seed in the same way. We found 30 Carts And assigned ten to WHITEHEAD and wife ten 
to Benjamine S ATKINSON And ten to William WHITEHEAD as Guardian to F M ATKINSON. We found 
six waggons which we divided into three separate lots, One lot was drawn by William WHITEHEAD valued at 
$130.00 one lot was drawn by Benjamine S. ATKINSON valued at $155.00 and one lot was drawn by 
William WHITEHEAD as Guardian to F M. ATKINSON valued at $ 1 85.00 which makes F M 
ATKINSON'S lot owe to William WHITEHEAD $26.50 And to Benjamine S ATKINSON the sum of 
$10.50. We assigned one Carriage and harness to William WHITEHEAD and wife at the Assessment of 



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$600.00 which makes him owe to Benjn S ATKINSON the Sum of $200, and to his ward F M ATKINSON the 
Sum of $200. We assigned to Benjamine S ATKINSON One Buggy at the price of $25.00 and he is to pay to 
William WHITEHEAD $8.33 and to William WHITEHEAD as Guardian to F M ATKINSON the sum of 
$8.33. We assigned to William WHITEHEAD one Rockaway valued at $60 — and he is to pay Benjn S 
ATKINSON $20.00 And to his ward F M ATKINSON $20.00. 

We found 45 head of Cattle which we assessed at $600.00, and assigned them to William WHITEHEAD 
and B. S. ATKINSON who are each to pay to F M ATKINSON the sum of $100.00. The Stock of Hogs we 
assessed at the sum of $600— and gave to B. S. ATKINSON his Share, and to William WHITEHEAD & wife 
their Share and to Wm WHITEHEAD as guardian to F M ATKINSON his third part. —We found forty five 
thousand two hundred and sixty seven pounds of Pork (45,267) which we valued at $10 per hundred and gave 
to B. S. ATKINSON his part, to William WHITEHEAD & wife their part and to Wm WHITEHEAD as 
Guardian to F M ATKINSON his Share. — We valued the farming implements at $150.00 which were assigned 
to Wm WHITEHEAD and B. S. ATKINSON who are each to pay to F M ATKINSON the Sum of $25.00. 

Two old Cotton Gins were assigned to Wm WHITEHEAD and Benjamine S ATKINSON who are to pay 
over to F M ATKINSON each the sum of $25.00. We found 45 Bags Cotton averaging about the same weight, 
and we assigned 15 of them to Wm WHITEHEAD, 15 to Benjn S ATKINSON and 15 to Wm WHITEHEAD ' 
as Guardian to F M ATKINSON. This includes all the personal property that we found or of which we had any 
Knowledge. According to the foregoing division and assessment, we find that Benjamine S. ATKINSON is 
indebted to F. M. ATKINSON as follows— 



In division of Land 


$2000 


Household furniture 


265 


Brandy 


44 


Buggy 


8.33 


cattle 


100.00 




?? 


Cotton Gins 


25.00 




$2467.33 



Credit amount due 
him on wagons 10.50 

$2456.83 



All the property and effects divided to F. M. ATKINSON was taken possession of by William WHITEHEAD 
as his guardian. All of which is most respectfully Submited under our hands and seals this the dav 

of 1866 

H. G. PARKER J.P. {Seal} 
WR WILLIAMS {Seal} 
James HICKS {Seal} 
Arthur FORBES {Seal} 
John PEEBLES {Seal} 



J. E. Harris, Prolific Family, 1913 

Eastern Reflector, Feb. 7, 1913 

Mr. J. E. HARRIS, who lives six miles from town in the vicinity of Frog Level, was here a day or two ago 
and said the fourth pair of twins recently came to his home. Mr. HARRIS has been married 10 years and in 
that tune twelve children have been added to his family, twins four times and singles four times. If any family 
can show more rapid growth than this we would like to have the names. 



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Pitt County Court Minutes, 1859 

The following are selected items taken from the minutes of Pitt County Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions 
from Aug.-Nov. 1859, found on microfilm in the NC Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina 
University, Greenville, NC. Contributed by Roger Kammerer. 

3£2£2£9£2£9£a£2£9£ 

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State of North Carolina Pitt County} 

Be it remembered that at a Court of Pleas & Quarter Sessions, began and held for the County aforesaid 
at the Court House in Greenville on the first Monday of August A. D. 1859 & in the 84 year of American 
Independence. Present} F. B. SATTERTHWAITE, S. F. JOHNSON, L. P. BEARDSLEY, Caleb 
CANNON 

Josiah HODGES, Pitt County Sheriff returns list of jurors 

William PATE admr. of John B. VENTERS dec'd. returns his acct. of sales. 

Lewis HILLIARD has license to practice law in Pitt County court. 

Sherrod T. SMITH admr. of John P. KENNEDY dec'd. returns his copy of the notice to creditors. 
Joseph GAINER fined S20 for failing to appear as juror. 

Will of William ROSS proved by William A. ROSS, named exctr., Jesse BARNHILL and John F> 
WHI CHARD subscribing witnesses. 

Lewis J. SMITH fined S5.00 for failing to appear as juror 

State vs. Benjamin SrMPKTNS....SrMPKrNS has been in jail for three months upon an inquisition of bastardy 
rendered against him last term of court. SIMPKINS took the Oath of Insolvent Debtor and was released. 

James H. TAFT named as adminstr., he to pay to Henry HORN ? adminstr. of Arnold TAFT dec'd. for the use 
of HORN as adminstr. of his wife Susan S200 from Nov. 1, 1850, amounting to $105.00 [HARD TO READ] 

Ordered Lewis H. SMITH be appted. administrator of the estate of Argent ADAMS, dec'd., he entering into 
bond of S 1200 with Weeks H. CLARK and William A. QUINERLY as sureties. 

Jewelry Peddlers license granted to Stephen E. MILBURN of Greenville, he paying tax for one year. 

Ordered Kinchen OWENS be appted. guardian to Lucy Anna ROGERS, William Ann ROGERS and John S. 
ROGERS, he entering bond of $200 with Robert JEFFERSON and Ezekiel CRISP as sureties. 

Willis R. WILLIAMS admin, of Elias ALLEN dec'd. returns his audited accounts. 

The Court orders that hereafter the order of valuation in bastardy cases shall be that the father of the bastard 
shall pay unto Court for the use of the mother $20 for the first year, $15 for the second year and $13 annually 
for the 5 years next succeeding , said second year after the birth of said child. 

Albert HARPER fined $2.00 for failing to appear as juror— fine remitted. 

Calvin JOYNER admin, of J. R. HORN ? returned his acct. of sale of said estate. 



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Ordered William T. BUGH be admin, with will annexed on the estate of Elizabeth ROGERS, he entering bond 
of $2000 with Rippon WARD and George DANIEL as sureties. 

Ordered Jesse HART be appted. admin, of the estate of Susan HARPER dec'd., he giving bond of $800 with 
Thomas CANNON and Henry WING ATE as sureties. 

Ordered Will M. NELSON and John GALLOWAY be appted. bridge commissioners for Tafts District — also 
Robert WILSON. 

Ordered B. C. PEARCE be directed to remove bad locks on the jail doors and procure good ones and bring his 
bill to next court. 

Sept. 8, 1859 Joseph J. DANCY resigned as public Registrar and Germain BERNARD is elected until next 
regular election. 

Theophilus BLAND comes to court and makes statement that Molsey NELSON is insane and a lunatic and has 
no guardian. 

The Sheriff reports to the court that there are certain unassessed lands in the county, a list which is appended. It 

is ordered that the District boards be appted. for the respective districts to value the same: 

A List of unvalued Land in the Greenville District on the Tax List for 1859 

B. G. ALBRITTON 2 Town Lots 

Jas. C. ALBRITTON 2 V 2 Town Lots 

Wm. BERNARD Senr. 15 Town Lots 

John BOYD 3156 acres Land 

Mrs. M. BRAS WELL part of Town Lot 89 

CLARK & ALBRITTON 6 Town Lots 1 acre land 

J.J.CHERRY V 2 Town Lot 

T. R. CHERRY 2 Town Lots & part of 89 52 acres of land 

Jas. S. CLARK 6 Town Lots 

G. A. DANCY for STOCKS heirs 520 acres of land 

Dellah FORBES 120 acres of land 

Mrs. D. A. EVANS 400 acres of land 

G. B. SINGELTARY 6 Town Lots 

A List of unvalued Land in the Falkland District on the Tax List for 1859 

Joseph MOORE 1 44 acres of land 

Charles L. VINES 138 % acres of land 

Nancy & Penny WILLIAMS 323 Vz acres of land 

A List of unvalued Land in the Stancill District on the Tax List for 185 

Jesse P. BROWN 570 acres of land 

A List of unvalued Land in the Tafts District on the Tax List for 185 
James FLY 113 acres of land 
Whitmill HARDEE 208 acres of land 
Jas. H. TAFT 305 acres of land 

William L. POLLARD claims he has been improperly charged with a $6.00 tax on a stud horse for 1858 — 
ordered he be released from the tax. 

Ordered the County Trustee apply the funds for the erection of the Court House to the payment of County 
claims, including $200 to the State Insane Asylum on acct. of Alvania KNOX an inmate from Pitt County. 

Assessors of Board of Valuation: 

Greenville District: B. G. ALBRITTON, Esq., Willie BROWN & John J. SMITH 
Falkland District: Willis R. WILLIAMS, Thos. B. DUPREE and S. S. HARRIS 
Andersons District: L. P. BEARDSLEY, Redding MOORE and John RANDOLPH 
Cross Roads District: Alfred MOYE, Allen BYNUM and John MAY 



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Griffins District: Caleb CANNON, John W. DAWSON and Elias J. BLOUNT 
Burneys District: Benj. F. HAZELTON, Jesse NOBLES & Thomas WIGGINS 
Clay Root District: Caleb SMITH, William O. EDWARDS and Edward CHAPMAN 
Tafts District: F. B. SATTERTHWAITE, Bryan GRIMES and Bryant SMITH 
Haddock District: Sylvestor COX, Simon WILSON & Will H. SMITH 
Stancils District: Henry STANCIL, Willie STANCIL and Wiulliam COBB 
Browns District: Peter RIVES, Peyton A. ATKINSON and David S. FLEMING 
Parkers District: Sidney DANIEL, Henry HARRINGTON and Rippon WARD 
Perkins District: William H. PERKINS, Arden MOORE and Henry GURGANUS 
Pactolus District: Lewis G. LITTLE, Thomas J. SHEPPARD and Robert W. SPEIR 
Andrews District: Eason JAMES, Albert G. WILSON and Will A. WHITEHURST 

Stanly KITTRELL exctr. of Jethro KITTRELL returns his copy of notice to creditors. 

Henry SHEPPARD renews his bond as Clerk of Court 

Josiah HODGES renews his bond as Sheriff 

Robert TURNER appted. admin, of the estate of Reuben TURNER, dec'd. he giving $1000 bond with Franklin 
NICHOLAS and Nelson NICHOLAS as sureties. 



Ordered that James H. TAFT adminstr. of Arnold TAFT dec'd. bring to the Clerk all books, papers and accts. 
of the estate of Arnold TAFT Jr. to be examined. 

Ordered Theophilus BLAND be appted. guardian of Molsey NELSON a lunatic, he giving $800 bond with 
Benj. F. HAZELTON and William A. QUINERLY as sureties. 

Franklin Nichols appted. admin, on estate of Nancy MOORE, dec'd., he giving $10,000 bond with Samuel A. 
KITTRELL, Nelson NICHOLS and Will L. BEVIN as sureties. 

Alfred MOYE and Amos TURNAGE adminrs. of Elias TURNAGE dec'd returns acct. of sales, hire of negroes 
and inventory of notes. 

Josiah WORSLEY sureenders his indenture of apprenticeship to Robert BROOKS, a free boy of colour 8 years 
old, bound to him August term 1 850. 

Ordered Robert BROOKS, a free boy of colour age 17 be bound to W. W. HADDOCK, he giving bond of 
$1000, he not to take him out of the county and produce him at the expiration of his term of service. 

Ordered Jesse SMITH be appted. adminstr. of Deliann PARKER dec'd., he giving $200 bond with William 
JOYNER and Hymerick HOOKER as sureties. 

Clayton H. TAYLOR adminstr. of Nehemiah TAYLOR dec'd. returns his acct. of sale of estate. 

Ordered Weeks H. CLARK, Edward BUCK, Abner EDWARDS, James CLARK and Shadrach CANNON be 
appted. patrollers in Clay Root District and they are to serve without compensation. 

Special Court Aug. 27, 1859— Justices present: Jas. L. PAUL, Jas. MURRAY and G. W. JOHNSTON. 

C. STEPHENS appted. special adminstr. on estate of Charles WHITE dec'd. giving $1000 bond with John J. 

CHERRY as surety. He to sell household and kitchen furniture, tailoring tools, etc. 

Special Court Oct. 14, 1859— Ordered Sherrod BELCHER and Henry JOYNER appted. special adminstrs. on 
estate of George BELCHER, dec'd. giving $2,500 bond with L. P. BEARDSLEY and Jacob JOYNER sureties. 
They to sell stock, household and kitchen furniture, cotton, hides, bacon, pork, lard, collards and turnips. 



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Special Court Sept. 5, 1859 — Ordered Thomas W. STOKES be appted. special adminstr. on estate of Elizabeth 
CAUSEWAY dec'd., he giving $200 bond with William H. SMITH and Thomas STOKES as sureties. He to 
sell cattle, sheep, hogs bed and furniture. 

State of North Carolina Pitt County} 

Be it remembered that at a Court of Pleas & Quarter Sessions, began and held for the County aforesaid 
at the Court House in Greenville on the first Monday of November 1859 in the 84 year of American 
Independence. Present} F. B. SATTERTHWAITE, Caleb CANNON, L. P. BEARDSLEY, Esq., S. F. 
JOHNSON. 

George DANIEL fines $5.00 for failing to appear as a juror. 

Thomas W. STOKES admin, on estate of Elizabeth CAUSEWAY dec'd. returns an acct. of sales and copy of 
notice to creditors. 

J. C. C. JENKINS admin, of J. R. BROWN dec'd returns copy of notice to creditors. 

Cinderella DAVIS late widow of Fredrick MOBLEY dec'd. comes to court and dissents from the Will which 
was proved May 1859. 

William R. FRIZZLE fines $2.00 for failing to appear as a juror... remitted. 
Edward O. DIXON fines $5.00 for failing to appear as a juror... remitted. 

R. F. BRIGHT and William A. PUGH exctrs. of Lewis B. PUGH dec'd. returns inventory and copy of notice 
to creditors. 

Johnathan C. KEEL, Esq., returns his 1859 tax list for Perkins District. 
James R. WARD, Esq., returns his 1859 tax list for Andrews District. 

Sherrod BELCHER and Henry JOYNER special adminstrs. on estate of George BELCHER, dec'd return 
inventory and acct. of sales. 

Calvin EVANS elected County Registrar [CROSSED OUT] 

John A. HARRINGTON, Esq., returns his 1859 tax list for Parkers District. 

L. P. BEARDSLEY, Esq. exctr. of Moses BELCHER dec'd. returns inventory. 

John GALLOWAY, Esq., returns his 1859 tax list for Tafts District. 

James R. WILSON, Esq., returns his 1859 tax list for Pactolus District. 

Sherrod BELCHER and Henry JOYNER appted. adminstrs. on estate of George BELCHER, dec'd, they 
giving $10,000 bond with Jacob JOYNER, Abram D. MOYE, Benjamin MAY, and William D. JONES as 
sureties. 

Jesse SMITH admin, of Delia Ann PARKER returns acct. of sale. 
Joseph L. BALLARD admin, of Ann E. BRILEY returns acct. of sale. 

John ADAMS and Jesse CHAPMAN admin, of James ADAMS dec'd. be allowed 5 % commission on their 
receipts and the same on the disbursements in the settlement of the estate. 



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Ordered Hardy J. SMITH, Thomas ADAMS and Cullen SMITH be appted. auditors to settle the accts. of John 
ADAMS and Jesse CHAPMAN as adminstrs. of the estate of James ADAMS dec'd. 

Ordered that E. C. YELLOWLEY, Willie BROWN and L. P. BEARDSLEY be appted. a Committee of 
Finance. 

E. C. YELLOWLEY appted. one of the bridge commissioners for the Greenville District in place of Henry S. 
CLARK resigned. 

Adam FLEMING exctr. of Mansel FLAKE dec'd returns his copy of notice to creditors. 

Ordered Jesse STANCIL appted. admin, on Van Buren HOPKINS dec'd. giving $500 bond with Henry 
STANCIL and Willie STANCIL as sureties. 

Ordered Henry JOYNER be appted. guardian to Joseph JOYNER, son of Lydia JOYNER, he giving $4000 
bond with Sherrod BELCHER and Jacob JO YNER as sureties. 

Thomas J. SHEPPARD appted. admin, with Will annexed of Frederick MOBLEY dec'd. giving $200 bond 
with Benjamin DANIEL and David LANGLEY as sureties. 

Ordered William JOYNER be appted. guardian to Mary HEMBY, minor heir of William HEMBY dec'd. 
giving $4000 bond with Jesse SMITH, Thomas KING and R. L. ANDERSON as sureties. 

Will A. ROSS exctr. of William ROSS dec'd returns an inventory and his copy of notice to creditors. 

Ordered Purnell PATRICK be appted. Coroner of Pitt County. 

Thomas J. SHEPPARD appted. admin, of Frederick MOBLEY dec'd.; Cinderella MOBLEY, widow of 
Frederick, remarried to George C. DAVIS. 

Arthur FORBES, Charles ROUNTREE, John PEEBLES, R. F. J. H. WILLIAMS and Walter PEEBLES are 
appted. patrollers for Andersons District. 

List of men appted. to prepare and report the statistics of the agricultural and mechanical productions of the 
county to next February Court: 

Greenville District John PEEBLES, Willie BROWN, B. G. ALBRITTON, G. B. SINGELTARY 

Andersons District Sherrod TISON, L. P. BEARDSLEY, Jos. L. BALLARD 

Griffins District E. J. BLOUNT, Levie DAWSON, Blount NOBLES 

Cross Roads District Benja. MAY, James JOYNER, Matthew L. CARR 

Falkland District Thomas DUPREE, Willis R. WILLIAMS, Redding GAY 

Stancells District Henry STANCELL, George SUGG, Willie STANCELL 

Browns District Peyton A. ATKINSON, Peter REAVES, Henry W. BROWN 

Bethel DISTRICT C. O. STATON, Albert WILSON, Samuel BROWN 

Tafts District Bryan GRIMES Jr., W. J. LAUGHTNGHOUSE, Wm. M. NELSON, F. B. SATTERTHWAITE 

Pactolus District L. G. LITTLE, C. PERKINS, Rippon WARD 

Perkins District Wm H. PERKINS, Henry GURGANOUS, J. C. KEEL 

Haddocks District Fred HADDOCK, Wm COX, Wm H. SMITH 

Burneys District Jesse NOBLES, B. F. HAZELTON, Jacob MCCOTTER 

Clay Root District Wm O. EDWARDS, Caleb SMITH, Dennis SMITH 

Robert TURNER, admin, of Reuben TURNER returns his acct. of sales and notice to creditors. 

Ordered William M. GAY be appted. guardian to Matilda TISON, a lunatic. He gives bond of $20,000 and 
Edmund MOORE, T. C. DAVIS, Jesse H. ADAMS, C. L. PARKER as sureties. 



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Lewis Q. SMITH, Benj. W. BROWN, John L. M. BROWN, Henry W. BROWN are appted. patrollers for 
Browns District. 

Joseph WILSON, John BRANCH, Archibald COX, Samuel CORY, Cornelius KIN SAUL, S. B. COX, Robert 
WERTHINGTON, Richard G ARRIS? are appted. patrollers in Haddocks District. 

Will L. CHERRY is allowed to sell spirituous liquors at his hotel in Greenville for 12 months. 

Will H. EDWARDS, John GALLOWAY, W. L. LAUGHINGHOUSE are appted. patrollers in Tafts District 
for one year. 

James D. COBB is allowed to sell spirituous liquors in Greenville for one year. 

Charles ROUNTREE, C. J. O' HAG AN, G. B. SINGELTARY resigned from the Court House commission; 
Alfred MOYE, Burton G. ALBRITTON and J. J. CHERRY appted. in their place. Ordered that Willie 
BROWN, Henry SHEPPARD, Alfred MOYE, Burton G. ALBRITTON and John. J. CHERRY be authorized 
to make any such compromise with Dabney COSBY of the matters in dispute between him and the Justices of 
Pitt County; in case no compromise be made the committee is authorized to contract with some other person 
for the building of a suitable Court House on the public square in Greenville, not to exceed $15,000. 

Francis BROOKS was erroneously charged $45.00 in his list of taxables for 1858. 

Inventory of the personal estate and effects of Elizabeth ROGERS dec'd. returned by William BOUGH, 
admin. 

J. J. Perkins appted. admin, on estate of William L. Perkins, dec'd. Widow relinquishes her right of 
administration. J. J. Perkins gives $70,000 bond with Hugh D. SUTTON, Will S. BLOW and Henry S. 
CLARK as sureties. 

Theophilus BLAND, guardian of Molsey NELSON, a lunatic, is allowed to sell her estate as she is about to 
become a charge on the parish. He to sell 175 acres, 20 head of sheep, 20 head of cattle, 15 bushels of wheat, 
10 pds. of wool and 16 barrels of corn. BLAND to Advertise for 20 days at the Court House and 4 other public 
places. 

John E. MOORE resigned as guardian to Edward J., Lafayette, Susan and Harriet Louisa HARRIS, heirs of 
Benjamin F. HARRIS. Robert M. SPEIR appted. new guardian, giving $3,000 bond and Sidney DANIEL and 
John E. MOORE as sureties. 

Franklin NICHOLS, admin, of Nancy MOORE dec'd. returns his notice to creditors and acct. of sale of 
bedstead. 

Letters of Admin, on estate of Henry E. JOYNER dec'd issued to Moses JOYNER, he giving bond of $22,000 
with James JOYNER Joab HEMBY and Franklin JOYNER as sureties. 

Cornelius STEPHENS is appted. admin, on estate of Charles WHITE dec'd., he giving $4,000 bond with 
Joseph L. BALLARD and J. J. CHERRY as sureties. He also returns his acct. of sale and inventory of estate. 

Will B. EBORN resigns as Bridge Commissioner. 

Lewis A. SMITH, admin, of Argent ADAMS dec'd., returns his inventory and copy of notice to creditors. 

Lemuel DEBERRY, William L. TYER and Redding GAY are appted. a Patrol Committee for Falkland District 
for one year. 

Edward O. DLXON fines $4.00 for not appearing as a juror. 



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J. C. C. JENKINS admin. & others vs. H. SHEPPARD, guardian ad litem} Petition to sell slaves for division. 
The slaves cannot be divided in kind among the tenants in common. JENKINS to sell slaves at the residence of 
Mrs. Rachel BROWN after advertising at the Court House and 3 other public places for 20 days. 

Guilford SMITH appted. admin, on estate of Henry R. SMITH dec'd., he giving $6,000 bond with Theo. 
BLAND and Cannon SMITH as sureties. 

Ordered Joshua SMITH, James SMITH and Hardy J. SMITH be appted. patrollers for Clay Root District. 
J. C. C. JENKINS exctr. of Major B. SMITH dec'd. returns his acct. of sales. 
Germain BERNARD appted. County REGISTRAR 

Thomas CANNON, Esq. returns his list of taxables for Haddocks District for 1859. 
J. C. C. JENKINS, Esq. returns his list of taxables for Griffins District for 1859. 
Henry W. BROWN, Esq., returns his list of taxables for Browns District for 1859. 

Willis R. WILLIAMS appted. Bridge Commissioner for Falkland District in place of Henry C. JORDAN 
dec'd. 

The Sheriff to furnish new stoves for the jail and have them put up as soon as possible. 

George TEEL et al vs. Adrian FLEMING} Petition for settlement.. ..Plantiffs George TEEL, Tempy FLAKE, 
John C. FLAKE, Amesy FLAKE and Lydia HUEL to receive money from the executor. 

Lucy PATRICK et al vs. Calvin EVANS}. ..Lucy PATRICK (widow), J. W., Christopher, Florence, M. E., 
Samuel and Lucy Jane PATRICK children to receive of the administrator money to be divided. 

Frances M. HOUSE et al vs. John L. FLEMING admin.} Petition for settlement.... settlement to be divided 
between Frances M. HOUSE, and John F., Charlotte, Tabitha, Thomas, Letitia, Virginia and William HOUSE. 

Special Court Dec. 1, 1859 Willie GURGANUS, Special admin, on estate of Simon L. CONGLETON dec'd. 
have leave to take two negro women and 5 children in possession of Simon L. CONGLETON dec'd., but 
belonged to the estate of James R. CONGLETON; and sell 1 horse, 1 watch, 1 gun aand lot of books. 

Special Court Dec. 13, 1859...Elias J. BLOUNT, Special admin, on estate of Stanly KITTRELL dec'd, giving 
$2,000 bond with Caleb CANNON and Will J. MOYE as sureties. BLOUNT to sell at the late residence 5000 
pds. of pork, farming utensils, 10 head of cattle, lot of lumber, 5 head of horses, 30 head of stock and hogs. He 
to have leave to hire 2 or 3 negroes until March 1 860. 



Painter Club of Washington, NC, 1834 

Tarboro Free Press, Fri., Sept. 26, 1834 

A young man named THOMAS, belonging to an association called the Painter Club, at Washington, N. C, was 
lately murdered by a man named WILLIS. The object of the Club was to besmear and paint all drunkards 
found in the streets. It appears WILLIS, who was a man of property was lately discovered in that situation in 
the streets by THOMAS, who immediately coated him with a dose of asafetida. WILLIS went home, had his 
gun, which was out of order, repaired by the gun smith, and returned and sought out THOMAS, whom he 
deliberately shot dead. 



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Argent Adams Letter, 1855 

This letter was contributed by Mrs. Henrietta H. Cragon, of Dallas, Texas. According to information on the 
family supplied by Mrs. Cragon, the letter was written by Argent Adams, b. ca. 1825 (dau. of David Adams 
and Argent Chapman) of Swift Creek, Pitt County, on Dec. 17, 1855 to her nephew, Furnafold Adams (b. Dec. 
22, 1834 in Pitt Co., d. Dec. 11, 1862 near Barton, Colbert Co., AL) son of Bryan Adams and first wife, Rittie 
Smith (dau. of Henry Smith and Sally Cannon). Furnafold's brother, Lewis Bryan Adams (b. Oct. 30, 1837 in 
Pitt Co., d. 1928 in Tishomingo Co., MS) is the Lewis Bryan mentioned in the letter. Furnafold Adams enlisted 
in the 4 th Alabama Cavalry in Sept. 1862, along with his brother, Lewis Bryan Adams. According to family 
tradition they were with a scouting party, were spotted by Union soldiers, shots were fired and furnafold fell 
off his horse near a house. Several days later Lewis Bryan made his way back to the site of the encounter, 
talked to the residents of the house. They told him that Furnafold had died and they buried him in their garden. 
Some years later family members searched for that house again but never found it. 

S wif Creek 

December the 17 1855 

Dear Furnafold 

I now avail myself of an opportunity to write you a few lines we are all well at present hopeing 
that you are all enjoying the same blessing I am ashamed to think that I have not written before this 
but you must not think any thing of it for I think of you just as often as if I was to write O how I 
wish that you could be in here christmast what fun you and Lewis Bryan [FADED WORD] see with 
all your Aunts and cousins, but if you cannot come in this winter go to school all you can before crop 
time I love for all my little nephews to learn all they can. how it pleases us all to get a letter from 
you try and learn all you can it pleases your poor grandmother to think how you are trying to learn 
Do do come in next faul and please her better than she ever was in her life all your friends would be 
very happy to see you, you ought to come in if you only stay one month now is the time for if you 
stay away till you get married you will never care anymore about your people, you had better come 
for you may marry better than if you were not to come and you would feel proud of all your cousins 
if you could see them, do come, you must not put it off any longer or we shall all think hard of you 
David says that he has not time to come out there after his old maid that you must come and bring 
her to him and take one of our young maids out with you tell Lewis Bryan that the girls here are 
very anxious to see him give my love to him and your father and accept the same yourself, all the 
family joyn in sending their love Lovey SMITH wrote to you two or three months ago and hasnt got 
any answer yet} I remain your affectionate Aunt 

Argent ADAMS 



R. L. Nichols Mother Nearly Killed, 1897 

Eastern Reflector, Fit, Feb. 12, 1897 

Mr. R. L. NICHOLS, of Beaver Dam township, tells of a narrow escape his mother had a few days ago from 
serious if not fatal injury. Mrs. NICHOLS went to the well to draw a bucket of water. The bucket was fastened 
to an old fashioned sweep, and in lowering it the sweep broke, one end narrowly missing her head. Fortunately 
the falling sweep just grazed her left shoulder and arm and her injury was only slight. Had the sweep struck her 
on the head no doubt it would have killed her. 



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Craven County Death Certificates 



The following are selected death certificates found in the Craven County Court House, New Bern, NC. 
Obviously not all information is given, but these are meant as leads to find names. 
Contributed by Roger Kammerer. 



George H. MCGOWAN, widower, b. Nov. 13, 1833 in Pitt Co., d. Nov. 9, 1913 in Craven Co.; farmer 
informant: W. N. MCGOWAN 

Sarah BAGLEY, b. May 1870 near Greenville, NC, d. Nov. 18, 1913 in Craven County 

[F] Richard CRAFT, b. Pitt County 

[M] Martha LANCASTER, b. Wayne Co., NC 

Isabell H. ELLIS, b. 1852 in NC, d. Dec. 5, 1913 in New Bern, NC 
[F] Benjamin ELLIS, b. NC 
[M] Eliza HARRINGTON, b. NC 

Miss VENTERS, age 82, born Craven Co., NC, d. Dec. 8, 1913 in Craven County 

[F] VENTERS, b. Pitt County 

[M] Martha GWARTNEY, b. Craven County 

Jack Ann JACKSON, b. Feb. 4, 1848 in Greene Co., NC, d. May 21, 1914 in New Bern, NC 

[F] Elbert DAIL, b. Greene Co., NC 

[M] Mary TURNAGE, b. Greene Co., NC 

Fenner HUDSON, b. June 10, 1867 in Pitt Co., d. Dec. 10, 1914 in Craven Co.; farmer 
[F] Harry HUDSON, b. NC 
[M] Sallie ARNOLD, b. NC 

Sarah Lucretia STOCKS, age 63/10/6, b. Feb. 1 1, 1851 in NC, d. 1914 Craven Co.; lady of leisure 
[F] Roderick STOCKS 
[M] Sallie COX 

Elizabeth J. JONES, widow, b. Sept. 1, 1840 in Pitt Co., d. Feb. 1, 1914 in New Bern, NC 
[F] J. LANG, b. Pitt County 
[M] 

Eugene TUCKER, b. June 1, 1847 in Craven Co., d. April 27, 1914 in New Bern, NC; merchant 
[F] Benjamin F. TUCKER, b. Pitt County 
[M] Mary BEASLEY, b. Craven County 

Sarah L. COX, widow, b. Mar. 20, 1859 in Vanceboro,NC, d. Mar. 29, 1914 in Vanceboro, NC 
[F] Levi WAYNE, b. Craven County 
[M] Louise ROACH, b. Craven County 

William Brittin EDWARDS, b. Dec. 6, 1842 Beaufort Co., NC, d. Jan. 11,1914, Twsp. 2, Craven County 
[F] Samuel EDWARDS, b. Beaufort County 
[M] Penny THOMASON, b. Beaufort County 

James RINGGOLD, age 72, b. Pitt County, d. Aug. 20, 1914 in Craven County; farmer 
[F] Locer [LOCKER] RINGGOLD, b. Pitt County 
[M] MANNING, b. Pitt County 



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Sophia Elizabeth VENTERS, age 74, b. April in Pitt County, d. Jan. 22, 1914 in Craven County 
[F] Washington VENTERS 
[M] Sophia BUCK 

Miss Minnie EDWARDS, b. Feb. 9, 1852 in Lenoir Co., d. Jan. 1, 1915 in New Bern, NC 
[F] Elbert EDWARDS, b. Greene Co., NC 
[M] Hannah MCKINNIE, b. Greene Co., NC 

W. T. JOINER, b. June 1, 1853 in Pitt Co., d. Mar. 25, 1915 in Craven County 

[F] Howell JOYNER, b. Pitt County 

[M] Susan PHILLIPS, b. Edgecombe Co., NC 

Julia A. ROSS, widow, b. 1852 Pitt County, d. Oct. 1, 1915 in Craven County 
[F] Cullen SMITH 

[M] Lucretia TAYLOR, b. Beaufort County 

Lewis JONES, b. Sept. 28, 1838 in Beaufort Co., d. May 17, 1915, Twsp. 2, Craven County 

[F] Lewis JONES, b. Beaufort County 

[M] Nancy HERRTNGTON, b. Beaufort County 

Lewis Latham JONES, b. Aug. 1884 Pitt Co., d. Oct. 1, 1915 Vanceboro, NC; farmer/boat Captain 
[F] E. S. JONES, b. Pitt County 
[M] Bettie SUTTON, b. Pitt County 

Mattie L. LEWIS, b. Jan. 22, 1870 in Pitt County, d. Nov. 21, 1915 in New Bern, NC 
[F] Richard BUTTS, b. Greene Co., NC 
[M] Margaret MOORE, b. Greene Co., NC 

Walter COX, b. July 15, 1858 in Pitt Co., d. Dec. 16, 1915 in Craven County 

[F] Abram COX, b. Pitt County 

[M] Rebecca MCLAWHORN, b. Pitt County 

Ephriam A. ASKINS, b. Dec. 5, 1849 in Craven Co., d. Aug. 20, 1916, Twsp. 1, Craven County 
[F] James ASKINS, b. Craven County 
[M] Mary DIXON, b. NC 

Elizabeth STOCKS, age 81, b. NC, d. Nov. 13, 1916, Twsp. 1, Craven County; widow 
[F] Noah WILSON 
[M } 

Henry BUTLER (black), b. Feb. 23, 1866 in Mobile, AL, d. Feb. 24, 1916 Pembroke, Craven County. 
[F] Allen GRIMES, b. Pitt County 
[M] , b. Pitt County 

Elizabeth EDWARDS, widow, b. Sept. 7, 1852 in Vanceboro, NC, d. June 20, 1916 in Vanceboro, NC 
[F] Gabe LILLY, b. NC 
[M] SUTTON, b. NC 

Marina (Marma?) LANGLEY, b. Oct. 1844 in Pitt Co., d. June 7, 1916 in Craven County 
[F] William LANGLEY 
[M] Sarah GALLOWAY 

Mary Ann MORRIS, b. Mar. 12, 1828 in Craven Co., d. Jan. 30, 1916, Twsp. 1, Craven County 
[F] Anthony BUCK 
[M] Anny HOLLIS 



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George W. PATE, widower, b. March 1856 in NC, d. Dec. 19, 1916, Twsp. 1, Craven County 
[F] George W. PATE 
[Mj Arrenny VENTERS 

Henry B. WITHERINGTON, b. Dec. 6, 1849 in Pitt Co., d. Feb. 21, 1916 in New Bern, NC 
[F] Charles B. WITHERINGTON, b. Pitt County 
[M] Elishia ANDREWS, b. NC 

George F. ANDERSON, b. Aug. 30, 1858 in NC, d. May 23, 1916, Twsp. 1, Craven County 
[F] Noah ANDERSON 
[M] Sallie ANDERSON 

Pollie VINCENT, widow, b. May 6, 1827 in Craven Co., d. June 20, 1916 Craven County 
[F] James ROACH 
[M] Sallie ADAMS 

Bonney D. CAMPBELL, single, b. Pitt Co., d. Sept. 21, 1916 in James City, NC; yarn mill operator 
[F] W. H. CAMPBELL Buried Tarboro, NC 

[M] Laura COX 

Elias BALLENGER, b. 1848 in NC, d. May 8, 1916 in New Bern, NC; watchman 
[F] William BALLENGER, b. NC 
[M] Kizzie WIGGINS?, b. NC 

Archibald ADAMS, widower, b. 1818 in NC, d. Nov. 24, 1916 in Tuscarora, Craven County; farmer 
[F] Abram ADAMS 
[M] MAYO, b. NC 

T. A. NICHOLS, b. Sept. 21, 1843 in NC, d. Aug. 24, 1917 in Craven County 
[F] Arden NICHOLS 
[M] Mary NICHOLS 

Bennett JOYNER, b. March 15, 1855 in Pitt Co., d. March 19, 1917 in Craven County 
[F] Frank JOYNER 
[M] Priscilla WILLIAMS 

Luby S. HARPER, age 54/9/6, b. June 26, Greene Co., NC, d. Jan. 12, 1919 in Craven County 
[F] Delany HARPER 
[M] Virginia SANDERS 

Abe B. DAWSON, b. May 1852 in Pitt Co., d. April 27, 1920 in New Bern, NC 
[F] Levi DAWSON 
[M] 

Nicholas R. SMITH, b. Feb. 14, 1852 in Pitt Co., d. Aug. 1, 1921 in New Bern, NC; carpenter 
[F] Allen SMITH, b. Pitt County 
[M] Mary SMITH, b. Pitt County 

Susan Ann LANCASTER (widow of Tom LANCASTER) b. Pitt Co., d. Dec. 27, 1922; age 65 
[F] James COWARD 
[M] Select COX 

David TRIPP, Jr. (wife: Annie Cora) b. Apr. 14, 1861 in Craven Co., d. Mar. 22, 1922 near Grifton, NC 
[F] Rev. David TRIPP, b. near Greenville, NC 
[M] Louise GRIFFIN, b. Vanceboro, NC 



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John I. TAYLOR, b. Aug. 2, 1847 in Pitt Co., d. March 18, 1923 in New Bern, NC 
[F] William TAYLOR 
[M] Blanche 

Miss Gatsie MCGOWAN, b. 1859 in Edgecombe Co., NC, d. Nov. 20, 1923 
[F] George H. MCGOWAN, b. Pitt County 
[M] Mary PITTMAN, b. Edgecombe County 
informant: her brother, Noah MCGOWAN 

Sallie BARRTNGTON (wife of Warring BARRINGTON) b. Pitt Co., d. Dec. 24, 1923; age 69/5/16 
[F] George W. KJNSAUL, b. Pitt County 
[M] SPEARS, b. Craven County 

Catherine WILSON (wife of Augustus WILSON) b. Pitt Co., d. Feb. 3, 1924; age 78 
[F] Roderick STOCKS, b. Pitt County 
[M] Catherine COX, b. Pitt County 

Salina ATKINSON, single, b. Oct. 17, 1839 in Craven Co., d. March 22, 1924 in Craven County 

[F] Benjamin ATKINSON 

[M] Jennie ADAMS, b. Pitt County 

Mary T. GWALTNEY (wife of Jeff D. GWALTNEY) age abt. 60, b. near Vanceboro, NC, d. Mar. 3, 1924 

[F] Rev. David TRIPP, b. Pitt County 

[M] Miss GRIFFIN, b. near Vanceboro, NC 

Mrs. Mary BOOTH, b. Jan. 12, 1858 in Pitt Co., d. March 14, 1925 in New Bern, NC 
[F] Abram SMITH 
[M] Mamie HUDSON 

Larusa/Sarusa WILLIS, wife of Hardy B. WILLIS, age 80, b. Pitt Co., d. Mar. 14, 1925 Vanceboro, NC 
[F] Richard LAUGHINGHOUSE 
[M] Lovey 

Louisa FORREST (wife of E. A. Forrest) b. July 30, 1848 Vanceboro, d. May 2, 1925 Craven County 
[F] James COBB, b. Pitt County 
[M] Sallie 

Nicholas W. JONES (wife: Emma A.) b. Sept. 19, 1861 near Kinston, NC, d. Sept. 6, 1925 in New Bern, NC 
[F] Stephen H. JONES, b. in Virginia Steamboat Captain 

[M] Jane Elizabeth LANG, b. Pitt County 

Loviann TURNAGE (wife of James TURNAGE) b. May 12, 1853 in Craven Co., d. July 4, 1926 
[F] Furney AVERY 
[M] Hollan AVERY 

J. C. BLAND (wife: Jennie ATKINSON) b. Apr. 9, 1848 in Pitt Co., d. July 24, 1926 
[F] Theophilus BLAND, b. Pitt County 
[M] Mary HARRIS, b. Pitt County 

F. S. SMITH (wife: Glendora) b. Mar. 8, 1850 in Pitt Co., d. Oct. 2, 1926 

[F] Henry SMITH, b. Pitt County 

[M] Katie SLAUGHTER, b. Pitt County 

Sarah DAIL (wife of W. B. DAIL) age 82, b. Pitt Co., d. Nov. 3, 1926 in Craven County 
[F] J. B. MANNING, b. Pitt County 
[M] LOCKHART 



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Sarah E. NELSON DUDLEY (wife of Lewis Edward DUDLEY) b. July Craven Co., d. Oct. 11, 1927; age 77 
[F] Henry NELSON, b. Craven County 
[M] Malsy SMITH, b. Vanceboro, NC 

James Edward FILLINGAME (wife: Mary A. ANDERSON) 

b. March 22, 1844 in Craven Co., d. June 23, 1928; buried in Fillingame Burying Ground, Vanceboro, NC 
[F] Zachariah FILLINGAME 
[M] Sallie SUTTON 

John Frank KIRKMAN, age 84, b. Craven County, d. April 6, 1928 in Vanceboro, NC 
[F] Billie KIRKMAN, b. Craven County 
[M] Millie GUARTNER, b. Craven County 

Sarah WHITE, b. Pitt Co., d. May 19, 1928 in New Bern, NC; age about 72 
[F] Lockey (Locker) RINGGOLD 
[M] ? 

John W. PATE (md. to Mary Ann) b. Dec. 5, 1846 in Pitt Co., d. Aug. 8, 1928 
[F] J. F. PATE, b. Pitt County 
[M] ? 

Annie A. GATLIN (wife of John C. GATLIN) b. July 1847 in Craven Co., d. Nov. 8, 1928 
[F] Cannon SMITH, b. Craven County 
[M] ? 

Mrs. Levinia SMITH, widow, b. Dec. 27, 1827 in Craven Co., d. Dec. 13, 1928 
[F] Elijah ARNOLD, b. NC 
[M] Suan ARNOLD, b. NC 

Susan NELSON, age 87, b. Pitt Co., d. Jan. 3, 1929 in Craven County 
[F] William BREWER, b. Pitt County 
[M] Salina ROUNTREE, b. Pitt County 

Permelia C. WHITFORD (wife of A. P. WHITFORD) b. Feb. 13, 1848 in Craven Co., d. Feb. 20, 1929 
[F] Charles TOLAR, b. Craven County 
[M] Carolina TUNSTALL, b. Pitt County 

James T. EWELL, age 69, b. Craven Co., d. June 17, 1929 in Craven County 
[F] Joshua EWELL 
[M] Mary MAY 

William Nicholas PUGH, b. Nov. 7, 1845 in Pitt Co., d. June 26, 1929 in Craven County 
[F] William A. PUGH, b. Pitt County 
[M] Eleanor PHILLIPS, b. Lenoir County 

W. J. FORNES (wife: Mollie E. BUCK) b. July 7, 1874 in Pitt Co., d. Jan. 3 1, 1930 
[F] Lacy FORNES, b. Pitt County 
[M] Catfie ADAMS, b. Vanceboro, NC 

Rachel Frances CHAPMAN (widow of Henry CHAPMAN) b. Pitt Co., d. Mar. 31, 1930; age 79/4/19 
[F] William BURNEY, b. Pitt County 
[M] Elisa WOOTEN, b. Pitt County 

Nicey E. SIMPKINS (wife of N. E. SIMPKTNS) b. 1883 in Pitt Co., d. April 27, 1930 
[F] Bryan VENDRICK, b. Pitt County 
[M] Katie , b. Pitt County 



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Laura E. CAUSEY, b. Pitt Co., d. May 4, 1930; age 72/5/13 
[F] Wyatt GARDNER, b. Pitt County 
[M] Elizabeth COREY, b. Pitt County 

Amos JOYNER, b. Dec. 8, 1861 in Pitt Co., d. July 20, 1930 in Craven Co.; md. Lanie SKINNER 

[F] Calvin JOYNER, b. Pitt County 

[M] Mary BALLARD, b. Martin County, NC 

Mary E. HUFF, b. April 29, 1865 in New Bern, NC, d. July 3, 1930 in Craven County 
[F] Albert CONOWAY, b. NC 
[M] Edith STOCKS, b. NC 

Benjamin Franklin HARDEE (md. to Mollie) Lived at Cove City and buried at Riverside 
b. Aug. 18, 1880 in Pitt Co., d. Sept. 7, 1930 
[F] Josephus HARDEE, b. Pitt County 
[M] Sarah E. SMITH, b. Pitt County 

William H. SUMMERELL, b. July 21, 1856 in Pitt Co., d. Nov. 14, 1930 in Craven County 

[F] Lamb SUMMERELL, b. NC 

[M] Mary W. WETHERINGTON, b. NC 

Bettie TRIPP (wife of Charles TRIPP) b. Craven Co., d. Nov. 25, 1930; age 73/1 1/19 

[F] Sam DUDLEY, b. Craven County 

[M] Lidie Jane GWARTNEY, b. Craven County 

Mrs. Ena May COX, wife of T. C. COX), b. Oct. 22, 1878 in Pitt Co., d. Dec. 1 1, 1930 in Craven County 
[F] C. C. KIRKMAN, b. Craven Co., NC 
[M] Susan STOCKS, b. Pitt County 

Laura E. CAUSEY, age 72, b. Pitt County, d. May 4, 1930 in Craven County 
[F] Wyatt GARDNER, b. Pitt County 
[M] Elizabeth COREY, b. Pitt County 

Treacy Elizabeth AVERY (wife of Sam AVERY) b. Apr. 9, 1867 in Pitt Co., d. Feb. 5, 1932 

[F] Furney DUPREE, b. NC 

[M] Bettie PEARCE, b. Lenoir County 

Mary Louise ADAMS (wife of James T. ADAMS) b. Mar. 3, 1860 in Beaufort Co., d. Mar. 28, 1932 
[F] Seth HODGES, b. Pitt County 
[M] ? 

informant: Hyman ADAMS, Ernull, NC 

Sarah Elizabeth ATKINSON (wife of G. A. ATKINSON) b. Craven Co., d. Nov. 27, 1931; age 84/9/24 
[F] Joshua EWELL, b. Craven County 
[M] Mary MAY, b. Greene County 

David Cannon SMITH, b. June 26, 1841 in Pitt Co., d. March 7, 1932 (widower) 
[F] Lewis SMITH, b. Pitt County 
[M] ? 

informant: Harry SMITH, Vanceboro, NC 

Katherine ROACH (widow) b. Mar. 13, 1848 in Craven Co., d. Dec. 27, 1932 
[F] Furney CHAPMAN, b. Craven County 
[M] Mary SMITH, b. Pitt County 



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Davis Family Marriages 

From the marriage index located in the Register of Deeds Office, Pitt County Courthouse, Greenville, NC. This 
collection lists all the white entries through 1900. Transcribed and contributed by Elizabeth Ross. 



Key to Format: 

Groom (age) Groom's Father & Mother 
Bride (age) Bride's Father & Mother 
Date of marriage. Township. Performing official. 
Witnesses 



Davis, Charles (27) ng 

Dawson, Norah L. (20) Council Dawson & Sarah 

Dec. 29, 1898. Contentnea. Jno. H. Griffith, MG 

Davis, E. M. Edmond Davis & Nancy 
Peaden, Emily Wm. Peaden & Penny 

Oct. 25, 1874. Falkland. John King. JP 

Davis, J. E. B. (3 1 ) Daniel Davis & ng 

Richardson, Mary (22) ng 

Feb. 8, 1899. Contentnea. J. M. Barfield, MG 

V. C. Early, Laura Early 

Davis, James A. (19) Jesse Davis & Martha 
Wingate, Louisa ( 1 8) Henry Wingate & Caroline 

Apr. 6, 1875. Contentnea. James M. Barfield, Mm, 
J. W. Speight, James Moye, J. W. L. Butts 

Davis, John W. (23) Wm. Davis & Edna 
Worthington, Susan (18) M. Worthington & P. 
Aug. 25, 1897. Chicod. C. L. Little 
L. H. Worthington, J. R. Worthington 

Davis, McHenry (40) Jas. Dail & Mary L. 

Thomas, Minnie (20) Warren Thomas & Sally A. 
Jan. 3, 1 899. Belvoir. T. A. thigpen, JP 
Annie Gardner, J. H. Thipgen, T. A. Parker 

Garriss, James R. (23) Thomas Garriss & Elizabeth 
Davis, Mary Delia (22) Wm. J. Davis & Margaret L. 
Jan. 1 , 1 879. Falkland. John King JP 
P. H. Mayo, B. T. Wyndham, F. G. Dupree 

Willoughby, Norfleet (20) ng 
Davis, Bettie(18)ng 

Apr. 30, 1874. Falkland. Reddin Moore, Min. 

R. B. Parker, W. O. Parker, W. L. Cobb 

Manning, John B. John B. Manning & Nancy 
Davis, Marina L. W. Nichols & Louisa 

Nov. 24, 1870. Contentnea. T. N. Manning, Min. 



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Nichols, R. R. (23) Wm. Nichols & Nancy 

Davis, Mattie A. (18) Chas. Davis & Fanny 

Aug. 1 1, 1897. Falkland. B. M. Lewis 

Watt Parker, J. P. Nichols 

Bonner, W. A. W. S. Bonner & Mary 
Davis, C. R. Thomas Harris & Temperance 

May 3, 1868. XRoads Dist. Gideon Allen, Min. 

Peaden, Richard (30) Wm. Peaden & Pennie 
Davis, Emma (21) E. M. Davis & Martha 

June 23, 1892. Falkland. F. G. Dupree 

F. G. Dupree, L. B. Dupree 

Pittman, J. B. (30) G. W. Pittman & Sarah 

Davis, Mollie E. (2 1) E. M. Davis & Martha E. 

Jan. 4, 1888. Falkland. B. H. Hearn, Min. 

M. T. Jefferson, J. D. Windham, P. A. Owens 

Whichard, Jos. Jno. (35) Jno. S. Whichard & Charlotte 
Davis, Fannie (27) Alfred Davis & Manda 

Jan. 1 1, 1877. Pactolus. Jno. L. Ross, Min. 

Henry Mobly, Algenon Whichard, R. Mobley 



The Three Ross Brothers, 1890 

Eastern Reflector, Wed., April 30, 1890 

At the last monthly meeting of Briery Swamp Church, second Saturday and Sunday in this month, three 
brothers occupied the pulpit which we venture is an instance seldom occurring anywhere. They were Messers. 
W. A. ROSS, ("Uncle Alfred" as many love to call him) J. L. ROSS and S. R. ROSS. Only the two first named 
are regularly ordained preachers, but the other sometimes talks at meetings, the church giving him liberty to 
exercise his gifts. The Reflector does not believe three better men than these three brothers can be found. Elder 
Alfred ROSS is near if not quite 70 years old, and has been preaching about 40 years. Few men are better 
preserved at his age than he. Several churches are served by him and he preaches many times a month. Elder 
John ROSS is perhaps a little more than 60 years old and has been preaching about 20 years. Besides preaching 
several times each month he is an extensive farmer. Mr. Sam ROSS is about 55 years old and has been 
exercising his gifts onlky a year or so. He is also a very large farmer and a man odf much influence in his 
section. These men are held in the highest esteem wherever they are known, and the Reflector wishes them 
many years of usefulness yet before they go "to enter that rest prepared for the people of God." 



Mrs. Sue Beddard, Lifesaver, 1915 

Eastern Reflector, March 26, 1915 

John BURNEY, colored, tells us that he was felling timbers and his saw became entangled, tree fell and saw 
was hurled around striking him on his arm laying the bone bare. Being a strong man physically, hurried to 
Littlefield where Mrs. Sue BEDDARD keeps a store, she having strong nerve, seated him on a cracker box, 
took a needle and a spool of thread and sewed it up without use of athenics, and John is doing fine, and says 
any community is blessed that has Mrs. Sue Beddard in it. 



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Bible Records 



Paul Family Births 

The following dates are taken from a photocopy of the original bible page. Years ago I ran into someone 
researching in J. Y. Joyner Library. I noticed a copy of an original bible page in their notebook and asked to 
copy it. I believe the family was from Craven County, NC. Contributed by Roger Kammerer. 



Family Record 

Thomas Willis was born on the fifteenth day of February, 1800. 

Asa Spring Paul was born twenty third day of May 1804. 

Levi(x?) Wheelington Paul was bora twenty fourth day of December 1805. 

Noah Brooks Paul was born fourteenth day of March 1808? 

Phereby S. Paul was born twenty sixth day of July 1810 

Zaccheus Paul was born twenty second day of March 1812 

Jesse Paul was born on the third day of March 1814. 

Hiram Goodin Paul was born twenty fifth day of January 1816 

Susan Ann Paul was born fifth day of January 1819. 

Jonathan Perkins Paul was born sixteenth day of May 1821 

Narcissa Elizabeth Martha Paul was born tenth day of September, 1824. 



H. G. Worsley Bible 

This bible was published by J. A. Wilmore & Co., New York [date unknown]. The following was taken from a 
photocopy and photographs of the original bible record contributed to the Quarterly by Laura Renard of 
Durham, NC. The bible record contains a vast number of dates to the present time. Only the oldest dates are 
given here. The bible is owned by Mrs. Juanita Williams of Farmville, NC. 

FAMILY RECORD 
GRANDPARENTS 

John Proctor son of Absolom and Leathy born Aug. 1815, died Feb. 22 nd 1 872 
Lucinda Williford wife of John Proctor born Sep. 27 th 1821, died June 1861 
daughter of Meedy Williford and Charity his wife. 

PARENTS 

H. G. Worsley 

Mary E. (Proctor) Worsley (daughter of John Proctor and Lucinda his wife) born July 8 th 1843 



CHILDREN 



Arabella Worsley born Mch. 8 th 1861 
W. H. Worsley bora Mch. 1 1 th 1863 
Jno. L. Worsley born Feb. 5 th 1866 



married McG. Moore 
married Leula Brake 
married Piety Barnes 
married Annie Madry 
married Susan Turner 



died June 30 1947 



Thos. L. Worsley born May 22 nd 1868 
Ben. F. Worsley born Dec. 18 th 1870 
Mary L. Worsley born June 18 th 1872 
Emma L. Worsley born Aug 22 nd 1874 
Walter E. Worsley born July 28 th 1876 
Margaret E. Worsley born Oct 7 th 1877 



married A. T. Griffin 



married Ap. 5, 1893 Spencer 
married Jno. W. Bradley 



died Aug 16, 55 
Robbins died Nov 29. 1952. 
died June 24 th 1908 
died Nov: 1876 



Mark Worsley twins born Mch: 10 th 1880 
Minnie Worsley twins Mch: 10 th 1880 



died Aug: 23 rd 1880 
died Jan: 28 th 1881 



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FAMILY RECORD 

MISCELLANEOUS 

H. G. Worsley 'married' Mary F. Proctor 'Daughter' of John Proctor and Lucinda 'His Wife" 

on the 14 th Day of December 1859 at the Brides (Fathers) Residence 

By the Rev. Hilliard Taylor 

Witnessed by T. P. Braswell Josiah Willeford 

H. G. Worsley was raised by his Aunt Nina Spicer and Uncle Lawrence Spicer (brother & sister) who never 
married. John Worsley left after his wife died and married again 



FAMILY RECORD 
GRANDPARENTS 

John Worsley (son of Wm: Worsley and Elizabeth his wife) born Mch: 1 st 1812 died 1855 

Emmaliza Worsley wife of John Worsley born July 8 th 1814 Rocky Mt, NC died May 17 th 1837 Rocky Mt, NC 

daughter of Moses Spicer and Delila Spicer 

PARENTS 

H. G. Worsley (son of John Worsley) born July 8 th 1833 died March 26 191 1 near Rocky Mt. 
and Emmaliza Worsley wife of John Worsley born July 8 th 1 8 1 4 died Oct. 1917 near R Mt 

FAMILY RECORD 

MISCELLANEOUS 

H. G. Worsley was baptised in the Primitive Baptis Church in the faith and order of Pleasant Hill Church by 
the Rev W. H. Fly on Sunday June the 25 th 1898 

Mary E. Worsley his wife was Baptised in the same faith and order in the same Church and above named 
Church by Revr W. H. Fly on the 4 th Sunday in April 1899 

W. H. Worsley was baptised in the Primitive Baptist faith at the Falls Church by the Elder P. D. Gold in April 
1899. 

Lula Brake Worsley, his wife, was baptised in the same faith at the same Falls Church by the Elder P D Gold 
in April 1899(7). 



FAMILY RECORD 
GRANDPARENTS 

Henry Guilford Worsley born July 8 th 1833 Edgecombe County 
Mary E. Worsley (Proctor) born July 8. 1843 Edgecombe County 
Joseph L. Brake born March 25, 1 849 Edgecombe County 
Mary A. Brake (Griffen) born Nov. 28,1851 

PARENTS 

William H. Worsley born Mch 11 1865 Rocky Mt 

Lula Brake Worsley born Dec 12 1871 " " 

They were married Feb. 13 1889 at her home by Jesse Brake 



died Mch 26.191 1 near Rocky Mt. 
died Oct 22 1911 " " 
died April 4 1916 " 
died Dec. 13, 1934 " " 



died June 30, 1947 Rocky Mt, N.C. 
died March 16 th 1952 Rocky Mt, N.C. 



CHILDREN 

Robert C. Worsley born Aug. 6 1890 Sharpsburg NC. 

10/18/1980 Canal Zone buried Balboe Pan ? 

M. Annie E. Worsley bora June 28 1892 Rocky Mt 

29-90 d. 8-12-1944) Canal Zone died 3/4/77 

Rosa E. Worsley born Sept 25 1894 Rocky Mt 

James R. Worsley born Jan 3 1897 Rocky Mt 

17-95) Trenton, N.J. died 6-22-1994 

Daniel G. Worsley born Aug 11 1898 Rocky Mt 



married 9/5/16 Anna M. De LaMater died California 
married 4-29 1916 W. W. De La Mater (b. Indiana 12- 
diedApr 13, 1908 

married 9-27-1923 Helen Killian (b. 1-27-1898, d. 1- 
married Ruth Melton R. Mt. N.C died 1-25- 1963 



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Lula Marie Worsley born Aug 18 1900 Rocky Mt 
4-7-1990) Fountain N.C. died Mar 6, 1985 
William A. Worsley born Jan. 18 1903 Wilson 
Mattie Ruth Worsley born June 11 1906 Battleboro 
Emma Lee Worsley born June 8 1908 Rocky Mt 
Aug. 11 1971 Canal Zone died 9-9-1989 
Guilford C. Worsley born Jan. 9 191 1 Rocky Mt 
Juanita Worsley born May 18 1912 Rocky Mt 
29-64 Greenville, N.C. 

Louis S. Worsley born July 15 1913 Rocky Mt 
Francis H. Worsley bora Jan 22 1915 Rocky Mt 



married June 20 1922 Floyd D. Turnage (b. 1 1-1895 d. 
died Sept 18, 1903 

married Jack Clarke Canal Zone died April 5, 1964 
married Jack H. White d. 1939 A.(Gus)T. Schmidt died 

married 3-13-43 Vivian Davenport 12-10-88 Rocky Mt 
married 3-12-32 Roderick T. Williams (b. 1 1-24-12, 1- 



married Elsie Barnhill Stokes, N.C. died 1/8/74 
married Marie Simpson Greenville, N.C 



Howard /Bell Family Record 

These dates are found in the William Blount Rodman Papers, PC76.10; NC Archives, Raleigh, NC. 
Contributed by Roger Kammerer. 

George Howard, lived in Germantown, moved to Washington, N.C. in April 1802 and died soon after in the 

West Indies Spring 1802. His widow Sally remarried Ormond Tooley. 

Ann Howard, dau. of George Howard was born May 20 th , 1795 

John Howard, son of George Howard and Sarah his wife was born December 6 th , 1797 

George M. Howard, son of George Howard was bora October 23 rd 1799 

Sarah Louisa Howard, dau. of George Howard was born October 12 th 1801. She married first July 2, 1820 to 

Stephen Owens. She married second July 26, 1837 to Henry Gibbs 

Anna Bell died Novr. 21 st 1833 
John Howard died Deer. 14 th 1806 
George M. Howard died Augt. 7 th 1841 

George Howard Jun., son of George M. Howard and Hester his wife was born Novr. 25 th 1829 and died the 7 th 

of August 1851 

Cornelius Howard, son of George M. Howard and Hester his wife was born Octr. 10 th 183 1 

Ann Howard was married to William S Bell in her 18 th year (1813) or about the time she was 18 and died 21 st 

Novr. 1833 

Susan L. Bell born Jany 3 rd 1818 She married abt. 1847 to Wilson Butler, drowned at sea about 1849 had one 

son Thomas W. A. Butler 

Atheline Bell born Jany 9 th 1820 

Martha Ann Bell born 1 st day Jany 1823 (an idiot) 

Morris O. Bell born 4 th Novr. 1825 died Mexico 

Wm. Francis Bell bora 6 th day March 1828 married July 1853 Lemuel O'Merry 
Rosetta Bell bora 4 th Jany 1830 married May 1851 Elizabeth City to Michael Higgins 
Atheline Bell married Abram W Richards 7 Septr. 1 843 



Gaskins Family Record 

This was taken from the notes of John A. Clark, Jr., 427. 3. g; East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner 
Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC. These dates were found on the last page of an account book 
found in the estate papers of William Gaskins at NC Archives. Contributed by Roger Kammerer. 

Thomas Harris Gaskins Son of William Gaskins and Celia Gaskins his wife was bora the 27 day of Nov. 1836 
Celia Gaskins his mother died Sept 1838 
William Gaskins died the 25 th Deer. 1838 
Lydia Gaskins died the 4 th April 1839 



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Index 



Adams, Abram 22 

Adams, Archibald 22 

Adams, Argent 12, 

17, 19 

Adams, Bryan 19 

Adams, Catfie 24 

Adams, David 19 

Adams, Furnafold 19 

Adams, Hyman 25 

Adams, James T 25 

Adams, James 15 

Adams, Jennie 23 

Adams, Jesse H 16 

Adams, John 15, 16 

Adams, Lewis Bryan 19 

Adams, Mary Louise, Mrs 25 

Adams, Sallie 22 

Adams, Thomas 16 

Albritton, Burton G 13, 

16, 17 

Albritton, James C 13 

Allen, Clemmie, Mrs 1 

Allen, Elias 12 

Allen, Gideon 27 

Allen, Shadrach 4, 5, 

6,7 

Anderson, George F 22 

Anderson, John 2 

Anderson, Noah 22 

Anderson, R. L 16 

Anderson, Sallie 22 

Andrews, Elishia 22 

Arnold, Elijah 24 

Arnold, Sallie 20 

Arnold, Susan 24 

Askins, Ephriam A 21 

Askins, James 21 

Atkinson, Benj. S 10, 11 

Atkinson, Benjamin 23 

Atkinson, Francis M 10, 11 

Atkinson, G. A 25 

Atkinson, Jennie 23 

Atkinson, Peyton A 10, 

14, 16 

Atkinson, Salina 23 

Atkinson, Sarah Elizabeth. 25 

Avery, Furney 23 

Avery, Hollan 23 

Avery, Sam 25 

Avery, Treacy Elizabeth ...25 
Bagley, Sarah 20 



Ballard, Joseph L 15, 

16, 17 

Ballard, Mary 25 

Ballenger, Elias 22 

Ballenger, William 22 

Barber, Charles 1 

Barber, Jacob 1 

Barber, Joshua 1 

Barber, Samuel 1 

Barfield, James M 26 

Barnes, Piety 28 

Barnhill, Elsie 30 

Barnhill, Henry 2 

Barnhill, Jesse 12 

Barrington, Sallie 23 

Barrington, Warring 23 

Beardsley, L. P 12, 

13, 14, 15, 16 

Beasley, Mary 20 

Beddard, Sue, Mrs 27 

Belcher, George 14, 15 

Belcher, Moses 15 

Belcher, Sherrod 14, 

15, 16 

Bell, Anna 30 

Bell, Atheline 30 

Bell, Martha Ann 30 

Bell, Morris 30 

Bell, Rosetta 30 

Bell, Susan L 30 

Bell, William Frances 30 

Bell, William S 30 

Bernard, Germain 13, 18 

Bernard, William 13 

Bevin, William L 14 

Bland, J. C 23 

Bland, Theophilus 13, 

14, 17, 23 

Blount, Elias J 14, 

16, 18 

Bonner, W. A 27 

Bonner, W. S 27 

Booth, Mary, Mrs 23 

Boyd, John 13 

Bradley, John W 28 

Brake, Jesse 29 

Brake, Joseph L 29 

Brake, Leula 28, 29 

Branch, John 17 

Braswell, M., Mrs 13 

Braswell, T. P 29 



Bray, Eliza 1 

Brewer, William 24 

Bright, R. F 15 

Briley Ann E 15 

Brooks, Francis 17 

Brooks, Robert 14 

Brown, Benjamin W 17 

Brown, Henry W 16, 

17, 18 

Brown, J. R 15 

Brown, Jesse P 13 

Brown, John L. M 17 

Brown, Rachel, Mrs 18 

Brown, Samuel 16 

Brown, Willie 13, 

16, 17 

Browning, W 7 

Buck, Ann 1 

Buck, Anthony 21 

Buck, Edward 14 

Buck, John 1 

Buck, Mollie E 24 

Buck, Sophia 21 

Buckner, Robert 1 

Bugh, William T 13 

Burney, Henry 5 

Burney, John 27 

Burney, Simon 5, 6, 8 

Burney, William 24 

Butler, Henry 21 

Butts, J. W. L 26 

Butts, Richard 21 

Bynum, Allen 13 

Campbell, Bonney D 22 

Campbell, W. H 22 

Cannon, Caleb 12, 

14, 15, 18 

Cannon, Dennis 6 

Cannon, Dennis, Jr 7 

Cannon, Henry 8 

Cannon, Lewis 6 

Cannon, Sally 19 

Cannon, Shadrach 14 

Cannon, Thomas 13, 18 

Carr, Matthew L 16 

Causeway, Elizabeth 15 

Causey, John 7 

Causey, Laura E 25 

Causey, Nicholas G 8 

Causey, Philip 6, 7 

Causey, Susanna 6, 7 



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Chapman, Argent 19 

Chapman, Edward 14 

Chapman, Furney 25 

Chapman, Henry 24 

Chapman, Jesse 15, 16 

Chapman, Rachel Frances. 24 

Cherry, J.J 13 

Cherry, John J 14, 17 

Cherry, Mrs. Caroline 3 

Cherry, T. R 13 

Cherry, Will L 17 

Clark, Henry S 16 

Clark, James S 13 

Clark, James 14 

Clark, John A., Jr 30 

Clark, Weeks H 12, 14 

Clarke, Jack 30 

Cobb, J. H 1 

Cobb, James D 17 

Cobb, James 23 

Cobb, W. L 26 

Cobb, William 14 

Congleton, James R 18 

Congleton, Simon L 18 

Conoway, Albert 25 

Corey, Elizabeth 25 

Cory, Samuel 17 

Cosby, Dabney 17 

Coward, James 22 

Cox, Abram 21 

Cox, Archibald 17 

Cox, Catherine 23 

Cox, Daniel 8 

Cox, Ena May, Mrs 25 

Cox, Laura 22 

Cox, S. B 17 

Cox, Sallie 20 

Cox, Sarah L 20 

Cox, Select 22 

Cox, Sylvestor 14 

Cox, T. C 25 

Cox, Walter 21 

Cox, William 16 

Craft, Richard 20 

Cragon, Henrietta H 19 

Crisp, Ezekiel 12 

Crisp, Lucy 9 

Crisp, Mary A. J 9 

Crisp, William Ann 9 

Dail, Elbert 20 

Dail, Sarah, Mrs 23 

Dail, W. B 23 

Dancy, G. A 13 

Dancy, Joseph J 13 

Daniel, Benjamin 16 

Daniel, George 13, 15 



Daniel, Sidney 14, 17 

Davenport, Vivian 30 

Davis, Alfred 27 

Davis, Bettie 26 

Davis, C. R 27 

Davis, Charles 26, 27 

Davis, Cinderella 15 

Davis, Daniel 26 

Davis, E. M 26, 27 

Davis, Edmond 26 

Davis, Emma 27 

Davis, Fannie 27 

Davis, George C 16 

Davis, James A 26 

Davis, Jesse 26 

Davis, John W 26 

Davis, Marina L 26 

Davis, Mary Delia 26 

Davis, Mary L 26 

Davis, Mattie A 27 

Davis, McHenry 26 

Davis, Mollie E 27 

Davis, T. C 16 

Davis, William J 26 

Davis, William 26 

Dawson, Abe B 22 

Dawson, Council 26 

Dawson, John W 14 

Dawson, Levi 22 

Dawson, Levie 16 

Dawson, Norah L 26 

De LaMater, Anna M 29 

De LaMater, W. W 29 

Deberry, Lemuel 17 

Dew, John 8 

Dilday, Elizabeth 9 

Dilday, Sallie 9 

Dilday, Yilddy 9 

Dixon, Edward 15, 17 

Dixon, Mary 21 

Dudley, Lewis Edward 24 

Dudley, Sam 25 

Dudley, Sarah E., Mrs 24 

Dupree, F. G 26, 27 

Dupree, Furney 25 

Dupree, L. B 27 

Dupree, Thomas B 13 

Dupree, Thomas 16 

Early, Laura 26 

Early, V. C 26 

Eason, Abner 3 

Eason, George 3 

Eason, Jesse 3 

Eborn, WillB 17 

Edwards, Abner 14 

Edwards, Elbert 21 



Edwards, Elizabeth 21 

Edwards, Minnie 21 

Edwards, Samuel 20 

Edwards, Will H 17 

Edwards, William 14, 16 

Edwards, Wm. Brittin 20 

Ellis, Benjamin 20 

Ellis, Isabell H 20 

Evans, Alexander 8 

Evans, Calvin 15, 18 

Evans, D. A, Mrs 13 

Evans, George 6, 7 

Evans, Richard 7 

Ewell, James T 24 

Ewell, Joshua 24, 25 

Ewell, Lydia 18 

Fillingame, James Edward 24 

Fillingame, Zachariah 24 

Flake, Amesy 18 

Flake, JohnC 18 

Flake, Mansel 16 

Flake, Tempy 18 

Fleming, Adam 16 

Fleming, Adrian 18 

Fleming, Charlotte 18 

Fleming, David S 14 

Fleming, John L 18 

Fleming, Letitia 18 

Fleming, Tabitha 1 8 

Fleming, Thomas 18 

Fleming, Virginia 1 8 

Fly, James 13 

Fly, W. H., Rev 29 

Forbes, Arthur 3, 10, 

11, 16 

Forbes, Dellah 13 

Forbes, Mary V 3 

Fornes, Lacy 24 

Fornes, W. J 24 

Forrest, E. A 23 

Forrest, Louisa, Mrs 23 

Frizzle, William R 15 

Gainer, Joseph 12 

Galloway, John 13, 

15, 17 

Galloway, Sarah 21 

Gardner, Annie 26 

Gardner, Wyatt 25 

Garris, Richard 17 

Garriss, James R 26 

Garriss, Thomas 26 

Gaskins, Celia 30 

Gaskins, Lydia 30 

Gaskins, Thomas Harris.... 30 

Gaskins, William 30 

Gatlin, Annie A., Mrs 24 



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Gatlin, John C 24 

Gay, Redding 16, 17 

Gay, William M 16 

Gibbs, Henry 30 

Griffen, Mary A 29 

Griffin, A. T 28 

Griffin, Louise 22, 23 

Griffith, John H 26 

Grimes, Allen 21 

Grimes, Bryan 14 

Grimes, Bryan, Jr 16 

Gurganus, Henry 14, 16 

Gurganus, Willie 18 

Gwaltney, Jeff D 23 

Gwaltney, Mary T 23 

Gwartner, Millie 24 

Gwartney, Lidie Jane 25 

Gwartney, Martha 20 

Haddock, Fred 16 

Haddock, W. W 14 

Handcock, Hardee 8 

Handcock, James 6, 8 

Hardee, Benj. Franklin 25 

Hardee, Isaac 4 

Hardee, Josephus 25 

Hardee, Thomas 4 

Hardee, Whitmill 13 

Hardee, William 4 

Harper, Albert 12 

Harper, Delany 22 

Harper, Luby S 22 

Harper, Susan 13 

Harrington, Eliza 20 

Harrington, Henry 14 

Harrington, John A 15 

Harris, Benjamin F 17 

Harris, Edward J 17 

Harris, Harriet Louisa 17 

Harris, J. E 11 

Harris, Lafayette 17 

Harris, Mary 23 

Harris, S. S 13 

Harris, Susan 17 

Harris, Temperance 27 

Harris, Thomas 27 

Hart, Jesse 13 

Hart, Mrs 1 

Hazelton, Benjamin F 14, 16 

Hearn, B. H 27 

Hemby, Joab 17 

Hemby, Mary 16 

Hemby, William 16 

Herrington, Nancy 21 

Hicks, James 10, 11 

Higgins, Michael 30 

Hill, William 2 



Hilliard, Lewis 12 

Hines, Sherwood 6 

Hodges, Josiah 12, 14 

Hodges, Seth 25 

Hollis, Anny 21 

Hooker, Hymerick 14 

Hopkins, Van Buren 16 

Horn, Henry 12 

Horn, J. R 12 

House, Frances M 18 

House, William 18 

Howard, Ann 30 

Howard, George M 30 

Howard, George 30 

Howard, George, Jr 30 

Howard, John 30 

Howard, Sarah Louisa 30 

Hudson, Fenner 20 

Hudson, Harry 20 

Hudson, Mamie 23 

Huel, Lydia 18 

Huff, Mary E 25 

Jackson, Jack Ann 20 

James, Eason 14 

Jefferson, M. T 27 

Jefferson, Mary 9 

Jefferson, Robert 12 

Jefferson, Salley 9 

Jenkins, J. C. C 15, 18 

Johnson, Rhodey 9 

Johnson, S. F 12, 15 

Johnston, G. W 14 

Jones, E. S 21 

Jones, Elizabeth J 20 

Jones, Lewis Latham 21 

Jones, Lewis 21 

Jones, Nicholas W 23 

Jones, Stephen H 23 

Jones, William D 15 

Joyner, Amos 25 

Joyner, Bennett 22 

Joyner, Calvin 12, 25 

Joyner, Frank 22 

Joyner, Franklin 17 

Joyner, Henry E 17 

Joyner, Henry 14, 

15, 16 

Joyner, Howell 21 

Joyner, Jacob 14, 

15, 16 

Joyner, James 16, 17 

Joyner, Joseph 16 

Joyner, Lydia 16 

Joyner, Moses 17 

Joyner, W. T 21 

Joyner, William 14, 16 



Kammerer, Roger 1, 2, 

3, 11,20, 28, 30 

Keel, J. C 16 

Keel, Johnathan C 15 

Kennedy, John P 12 

Kight, Samuel 5, 7 

Killian, Helen 29 

King, John 26 

King, Thomas 16 

Kinsaul, Cornelius 17 

Kinsaul, George W 23 

Kirkman, Billie 24 

Kirkman, C. C 25 

Kirkman, James 7 

Kirkman, John Frank 24 

Kittrell, Jethro 14 

Kittrell, Samuel A 14 

Kittrell, Stanly 14, 18 

Knox, Alvania 13 

Lancaster, Martha 20 

Lancaster, Susan Ann 22 

Lancaster, Tom 22 

Lang, J 20 

Lang, Jane Elizabeth 23 

Langley, David 16 

Langley, Marina 21 

Langley, William 21 

Laughinghouse, Richard ...23 

Laughinghouse, W. J 16 

Laughinghouse, W. L 17 

Lee, R. E., Gen 9 

Lewis, B. M 27 

Lewis, Mattie L 21 

Lilly, Gabe 21 

Little, L. G 16 

Little, Lewis G 14 

Lockhart, Miss 23 

Madry, Annie 28 

Manning, J. B 23 

Manning, John B 26 

Manning, Miss 20 

Manning, T. N 26 

May, Benjamin 15, 16 

May, John 13 

May, Mary 24, 25 

Mayo, Miss 22 

Mayo, P. H 26 

McCotter, Jacob 16 

McGowan, Gatsie 23 

McGowan, George H 20, 23 

McGowan, Noah 23 

McGowan, W. N 20 

McKinnie, Hannah 21 

McLawhorn, Rebecca 21 

Melton, Ruth 29 

Milburn, Stephen E 12 



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Mobley, Cinderella 16 

Mobley, Frederick 15, 16 

Mobley, Henry 27 

Mobley, R 27 

Moore, Arden 14 

Moore, Edmund 16 

Moore, John E 17 

Moore, Joseph 13 

Moore, Margaret 21 

Moore, McG 28 

Moore, Nancy 14, 17 

Moore, Reddin 26 

Moore, Redding 13 

Morris, Mary Ann 21 

Moye, Abram D 15 

Moye, Alfred 13, 

14, 17 

Moye, James 26 

Moye, Will J 18 

Murray, James. 14 

Nelson, Henry 24 

Nelson, Molsey 13, 

14, 17 

Nelson, Susan 24 

Nelson, William M 13, 16 

Newell, Sam 9 

Nichols, Arden 22 

Nichols, Franklin 14, 17 

Nichols, J. P 27 

Nichols, Mary 22 

Nichols, Nelson 14 

Nichols, R. L., Mrs 19 

Nichols, R. R 27 

Nichols, T. A 22 

Nichols, W 26 

Nichols, William 27 

Nobles, Blount 16 

Nobles, Jesse 14, 16 

O'Hagan, Charles J 17 

O'Merry, Lemuel 30 

Owens, Kinchen 12 

Owens, P. A 27 

Owens, Rebecca, Mrs 9 

Owens, Stephen 30 

Palfury, Ed. A., Lt. Col 9 

Parker, C. L 16 

Parker, Delia Ann 14, 15 

Parker, Hardy G 10, 11 

Parker, R. B 26 

Parker, Reuben 3 

Parker, Robert H 9 

Parker, T. A 26 

Parker, W. 26 

Parker, Watt 27 

Pate, George W 22 

Pate, J. F 24 



Pate, John W 24 

Pate, Willam 12 

Patrick, Christopher 18 

Patrick, Florence 18 

Patrick, J. W 18 

Patrick, Lucy Jane 1 8 

Patrick, Lucy 18 

Patrick, M. E 18 

Patrick, Purnell 16 

Patrick, Samuel 18 

Paul, Asa Spring 28 

Paul, Hiram Goodin 28 

Paul, James L 14 

Paul, Jesse 28 

Paul, Jonathan Perkins 28 

Paul, Levi Wheelington ....28 
Paul, Narcissa Eliz.Martha28 

Paul, Noah Brooks 28 

Paul, Phereby S 28 

Paul, Susan Ann 28 

Paul, Thomas Willis 28 

Paul, Zaccheus 28 

Peaden, Emily 26 

Peaden, Richard 27 

Peaden, William 26, 27 

Pearce, B. C 13 

Pearce, Bettie 25 

Peebles, John 10, 

11, 16 

Peebles, Walter 16 

Perkins, Churchill 16 

Perkins, J. J 17 

Perkins, William H 14, 16 

Perkins, William L 17 

Perry, Abner 3 

Peterson, Rivers 2 

Phillips, Eleanor 24 

Phillips, Susan 21 

Pittman, G. W 27 

Pittman, J. B 27 

Pittman, Mary 23 

Pollard, J. T 3 

Pollard, William L 13 

Proctor, Absolom 28 

Proctor, John 28 

Proctor, Mary E 28, 29 

Pugh, Lewis B 15 

Pugh, William A 15,24 

Pugh, Wm. Nicholas 24 

Quinnerly, William A 12, 14 

Randolph, John 13 

Reaves, Peter 16 

Renard, Laura 28 

Rice, John 6 

Richards, Abram W 30 

Richardson, Mary 26 



Ringgold, James 20 

Ringgold, Locker 20, 24 

Rives, Peter 14 

Roach, James 22 

Roach, Katherine 25 

Roach, Louise 20 

Robbins, Spencer 28 

Rodgers, Lucy Ann 9 

Rodgers, Mary 9 

Rogers, Elizabeth 13, 17 

Rogers, John S 12 

Rogers, Lucy Anna 12 

Rogers, William Ann 12 

Ross, Elizabeth 26 

Ross, John L 27 

Ross, Julia A 21 

Ross, Sam R 27 

Ross, W. Alfred 27 

Ross, William A 12, 16 

Rountree, Charles 16, 17 

Rountree, Salina 24 

Sanders, Virginia 22 

Satterthwaite, F. B 11, 

14, 15, 16 

Schmidt, A. T 30 

Sheppard, Henry 14, 

17, 18 

Sheppard, Thomas J 14, 16 

Shivers, Jesse 2 

Simpkins, Benjamin 12 

Simpkins, N. E 24 

Simpkins, Nicey E 24 

Simpson, Marie 30 

Singeltary, George B 13, 

16, 17 

Slaughter, Katie 23 

Smith, Abram 23 

Smith, Allen 22 

Smith, Bryant 14 

Smith, Caleb 14, 16 

Smith, Cannon 18, 24 

Smith, Cullen 16, 21 

Smith, David Cannon 25 

Smith, Dennis 16 

Smith, F. S 23 

Smith, George 5 

Smith, Glendora, Mrs 23 

Smith, Guilford 17 

Smith, Hardy J 16, 18 

Smith, Harry 25 

Smith, Henry R 17 

Smith, Henry 7, 19, 

23 

Smith, James 18 

Smith, Jesse 14, 

15, 16 



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Smith, John J 13 

Smith, Joshua 18 

Smith, Levinia, Mrs 24 

Smith, Lewis A 17 

Smith, Lewis H 12 

Smith, Lewis J 12 

Smith, Lewis 17 

Smith, Lewis 25 

Smith, Lovey 19 

Smith, Major B 18 

Smith, Malsey 24 

Smith, Mary 25 

Smith, Nicholas R 22 

Smith, Rittie 19 

Smith, Sarah E 25 

Smith, Sherrod T 12 

Smith, William H 14, 

15, 16 

Spears, Miss 23 

Speight, J. W 26 

Speir, Robert M 17 

Speir, Robert W 14 

Spicer, Delila 29 

Spicer, Moses 29 

Spicer, Nina 29 

Spicer. Lawrence 29 

Standi, Henry 14, 16 

Standi, Jesse 16 

Standi, Willie 14, 16 

Staton, CO 16 

Stephens, Cornelius 14, 17 

Stocks heirs 13 

Stocks, Abraham 5, 6 

Stocks, Amos 5 

Stocks, Asa 5, 6 

Stocks, Brenda Davis 4 

Stocks, Cannon 5, 6 

Stocks, Edith 25 

Stocks, Elizabeth 8, 21 

Stocks, Furney 5, 6 

Stocks, Henry 6 

Stocks, Hillery 4 

Stocks, Isaac 4, 5, 8 

Stocks, Isaac, Sr 7 

Stocks, John 5, 6, 

7,8 

Stocks, Levi 5, 6 

Stocks, Margaret 7, 8 

Stocks, Margill 8 

Stocks, Rachel 7, 8 

Stocks, Roderick 20, 23 

Stocks, Sarah Lucretia 20 

Stocks, Susan 25 

Stocks, William 4, 5 

Stokes, Thomas W 15 

Stokes, Thomas 15 



Sugg, George 16 

Summerell, Lamb 25 

Summerell, William H 25 

Sutton, Bettie 21 

Sutton, HughD 17 

Sutton, Miss 21 

Sutton, Sallie 24 

Taft, Arnold 12, 14 

Taft, James H 12, 

13, 14 

Taylor, Clayton H 14 

Taylor, Hilliard, Rev 29 

Taylor, John 1 23 

Taylor, Lucretia 21 

Taylor, Nehemiah 14 

Taylor, William 23 

Teel, George 18 

Teel, Latisha 10 

Thigpen, T. A 26 

Thomas, Minnie 26 

Thomas, Mr 18 

Thomas, Warren 26 

Thomason, Penny 20 

Thorpe, Richard 1 

Tison, Matilda 16 

Tison, Sherrod 16 

Tolar, Charles 24 

Tooley, Ormond 30 

Tripp, Annie Cora 22 

Tripp, Bettie, Mrs 25 

Tripp, Charles 25 

Tripp, David, Jr 22, 23 

Tripp, David, Rev 22 

Tucker, Benjamin F 20 

Tucker, Eugene 20 

Tulle, Benjamin 1 

Tunstall, Carolina 24 

Turnage, Amos 14 

Turnage, Elias 14 

Turnage, Floyd D 30 

Turnage, James 23 

Turnage, Loviann, Mrs 23 

Turnage, Mary 20 

Turner, Reubin 14 

Turner, Robert 14, 16 

Turner, Susan 28 

Tyer, William L 17 

Vendrick, Bryan 24 

Venters, Arreny 22 

Venters, John B 12 

Venters, Mr 20 

Venters, Sophia Elizabeth. 21 

Venters, Washington 21 

Vincent, Pollie 22 

Vines, Charles L 13 

Wallace, J. Nancy 9 



Wallace, Sally 9 

Ward, James R 15 

Ward, Rippon 13, 

14, 16 

Wayne, Levi 20 

Webb, Emily 9 

Webb, Mary, Mrs 9 

Wetherington, Mary W 25 

Whichard, Algernon 27 

Whichard, John F 12 

White, Charles 14, 17 

White, Jack H 30 

White, Sallie 24 

Whitehead, William 10, 11 

Whitehurst, Will A 14 

Whitford, A. P 24 

Whitford, Permelia C 24 

Wicker, Joseph 1 

Wiggins, Kizzie 22 

Wiggins, Thomas 14 

Willand, Thomas 8 

Willeford, Josiah 29 

Williams, John 4 

Williams, Juanita, Mrs 28 

Williams, Nancy 13 

Williams, Penny 13 

Williams, Priscilla 22 

Williams, R. F. J. H 16 

Williams, Roderick T 30 

Williams, Willis R 9, 10, 

12, 13, 16, 18 

Williford, Lucinda 28 

Williford, Meedy 28 

Willis, Hardy B 23 

Willis, Larusa, Mrs 23 

Willis, Mr 18 

Willoughby, Norfleet 26 

Wilson, Albert G 14 

Wilson, Albert 16 

Wilson, Augustus 23 

Wilson, Catherine 23 

Wilson, James R 15 

Wilson, Joseph 17 

Wilson, Noah 21 

Wilson, Robert 13 

Wilson, Simon 14 

Windham, J. D 27 

Windom, B. T 26 

Wingate, Henry 1 3, 26 

Wingate, Louisa 26 

Witherington, Charles B. ..22 

Witherington, Henry B 22 

Woodes, James 3 

Wooten, Elisa 24 

Worsley, Arabella 28 

Worsley, Ben F 28 



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Worsley, Daniel G 29 

Worsley, Emma L 28 

Worsley, Emmaliza 29 

Worsley, Francis H 30 

Worsley, Guilford C 30 

Worsley, Henry Guilford.. 28, 29 

Worsley, James R 29 

Worsley, John L 28 

Worsley, John 29 

Worsley, Josiah 14 

Worsley, Juanita 30 

Worsley, Louis S 30 

Worsley, Lula Marie 30 

Worsley, M. Annie E 29 

Worsley, Margaret E 28 

Worsley, Mark 28 

Worsley, Mary L 28 

Worsley, Mattie Ruth 30 

Worsley, Minnie 28 

Worsley, Robert C 29 

Worsley, Rosa E 29 

Worsley, Thomas L 28 

Worsley, Walter E 28 

Worsley, William A 30 

Worsley, William H 28, 29 

Worsley, William 29 

Worthington, J. R 26 

Worthington, L. H 26 

Worthington, M 26 

Worthington, Robert 1 7 

Worthington, Susan 26 

Yellowley, E. C 16 



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Jacob Grimmer, Rev. War Pension j 

Will of John Gwaltney, 1818 ZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZ. 3 

Davenport Family Deeds IZIZIIIIZIiZIZI! 4 

Galloway Primitive Baptist Church Minutes ZZZZZZ . 5 

Pitt County Court Minutes, 1860 ZZZZZZ.. 11 

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Craven County Death Certificates ZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZ1. 19 

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Jacob Grimmer, Rev. War Pension 

The following are selected items from the Revolutionary War pension records of Jacob Grimmer 
[Grammer/Gremmer] found on microfilm at the National Archives, Washington, D. C. 
Contributed by Roger Kammerer. 



State of Tennessee 
Williamson County } 

On this 6th day of September 1832 personally appeared in open court before me Thomas Stuart presiding 
Judge of the circuit court of Williamson County of Law and Equity of State of Tennessee now sitting Jacob 
GREMMER, a resident of Williamson County Tennessee aged 77 years who being first duly sworn according 
to law doth on his oath make the following declaration in order to obtain the benefit of the provisions of act of 
Congress passed 7th June 1832: 

That he entered the service of the United States under the following named officers & served as herein stated 

I was residmg in Pitt County North Carolina, when I first entered the service as a volunteer into Captain 
STANCELS company We were marched from Pitt County in the time I do not recollect to Wilmington N 
Carolina where we rendezvoused and General Simpson commanding the North Carolina Militia took command 
of us. Here we lay for further orders until my tour of three months, for which I had volunteered, expired I got a 
discharge signed by my captain which is lost. I recollect none of the subordinate officers in this company but 
Ensign George FORTNER. I then returned home to Pitt County where I stayed until my next tour. 

My next tour was a tour of six months which commenced on 10th of November 1779 I entered as a 
volunteer into Capt. CANNONS company Seth STAFFORD Lieutenant John PERY Ensign. We marched 
from Kingston where we had rendezvoused to the ten mile house in South Carolina, General Bryant taking 
command of us at Kingston. The Col of the regiment to which Captain BRYANTS company was attached was 
by the name of Smith. In our March to the ten mile house we joined Gen ASH with a body of troops The 
troops with whom I served were called out for the purpose of protecting Charleston, but when we arrived at 
Charleston, it appeared that the British had turned their forces upon Augusta and Georgia Gen LINCOLN then 
in the command of the Southern Army ordered Gen ASH and his troops to go to the support of Augusta We 
then marched from Charleston to savannah river which we crossed at Augusta. We then marched down the 
nver to Bryer creek where we encamped. We soon after found that the Bridge over that creek had been set on 
fire by the British and was burning down. Then the British came down upon our backs and compeled us to 
r d md com P letel y routed - A few including myself under the lieutenant and ensign of 
Capt CANNON S company, retreated to Purysburough where Gen LINCOLN then lay with his army We 
remained with him until my six months tour was out. During the time Gen LINCOLN marched from 
Purysburgh to Black swamp in South Carolina where I received my discharge on the 10th of May 1780 signed 
by General BRYANT I expect. I returned home where I remained until Gen GATES appointed to the 
command of the Southern Army marched towards Camden. There was two companies raised in Pitt County 
one of horse and the other of foot. I volunteered into the foot, Commanded by Capt John HODGE We 
marched from Pitt County about the 1st of August 1780 towards Camden expecting to join Gates about that 
Place. But he was defeated before we joined him. We then turned and went to Charlotte Mecklenburgh County 
N Carolina where the wounded that escaped at GATES defeat had been sent. We stajd here some time being 
joined by some of the county men, skirmishing with Brittjsh. We then marched to the Adkin [Yadkinl Rive? 
Island Ford 7 miles from Salsbury. Here my tour of three months expired and we marched home and I received 
a discharge signed by my capt. which I left in my father's desk in North Carolina 

**M IT b T ^ Cc T y N ° rth Car ° lina 1756 Where 1 remained mm 1 came t0 this countr y * 1813 and 
settled m Davidson County Tennessee where I lived nearly two years; at the end of which time I moved to 

I^T^u™*! b6en Kvfag 6Ver Since and now live 1 have no other ^ord of my age than 

that in my fathers family Bible which I presume is in North Carolina I have no documentary evidence of my 
service except those stated which is lost. I know of no person in this country who can certify to my services as 
sMed I am acquainted with Robert C FOSTER Garner MCCONICO? Thomas D PORTER^ George PEAY 

to m^ T^ty & t ^ C6rtify t0 ^ CharaCter md h3Ving b6en ' m the service durin 8 evolution; and 



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I hereby relinquish every claim whatever except the present to a pension or annuity and declare my 
name is not on the pension roll of any agency of any state. I was acquainted with Gen LINCOLN General 
ASH, General BRYANT and Colonel SMITH. 

Sworn to in open Court, 6 Sept. 1 832. Jacob (his mark) GRIMMER 

P. HAY, Clk. & etc.} 

We, Garner MCCONICO and Thomas D PORTER clergymen residents in Williamson County Tennessee and 
Robert C FOSTER, George PEAY & Thomas PEAY and Samuel PEAY residents of the same county and 
State do hereby certify that we are well acquainted with Jacob GREMMER, who has subscribed and sworn to 
the above declaration, that we believe him to be 77 years of age; that he is reputed and believed in ...[nothing 
more] 

Private, North Carolina Line 

Put on Roll of West Tennessee at $40.00 Annual Allowance, starting March 4, 183 1. 
Pension issued July 26, 1833, sent to Thomas E. SCONCE, Franklin, Tn. 



1819 Court Notices 

Found in the Raleigh Star, Raleigh, NC, Sept. 1819. Contributed by Sammy Pierce. 

OS 

State of North Carolina, 
Pitt County. 

Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, August Term 1819 
Josiah GRIFFIN, vs. Reuben SPEIR - Original attachment levied on the land where Reuben SPEIR formerly 
lived, adjoining the land of Richard MOORE, Shadrach ROGERS and others, and SPEIR'S interest in a negro 
boy, which Sarah SPEIR has a life estate in. 

It appearing to the satisfaction of this court that Reuben SPEIR has removed himself from this state - Ordered 
that publication be made in the Star for three months, giving notice to the said Reuben SPEIR to appear at the 
next court to be held for the county of Pitt, at the Court house in Greenville on the first Monday of November 
next, then and there to replevy, and plead, other wise Judgement will be entered up against him 

ALEXANDER EVANS, C. M. D. 



State of North Carolina, 
Pitt County. 

Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, August Term 1819 
Samuel RALSTON vs. Jacob A. BLACKWELL - Original attachment - Walter HANRAHAN Esq 
summoned as garnishee, no other property to be found - Garnishment or plea of Walter HANRAHAN to be 
pled at next court. 

It having been made appear to the satisfaction of the court that Jacob A. BLACKWELL has removed himself 
out of the state, or so conceals himself that the ordinary process of law cannot be served upon him - Ordered 
that notice be given to the said Jacob A. B BLACKWELL by advertisement in the Raleigh Star for three 
months, that he appear at the next court to be held for the county of Pitt, at the Court House in Greenville on 
the first Monday of November next, then and there to replevy and plead, otherwise the property of the said 
of°the plamtiff WELL "* ±& ° f ^ gamishee wil1 be condemne d and be made subject to the recovery 

ALEXANDER EVANS, Clk. 



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Will of John Gwaltney, 1818 

This Will is found in Pitt County Deed Book CC, page 8. Contributed by Roger Kammerer. 



In the name of God Amen — I John GWALTNEY of the County of Posey and State of mdiana being in a low 
State of health and week in body but of sound mind & memory Calling to mind the Mortality of all flesh and 
Certainty of Death and the uncertainty of life and knowing that it is appointed for all flesh once to die do make 
this my last Will and Testament That is to say I give my Soul unto God who gave it and my body to its mother 
dust to be buried in a Christian manner As touching on my worldly affairs that God has blessed me with first I 
give and bequath unto my loving Wife Ann GWALTNEY all my personal and real estate during her life It is 
my will that my wife Anna Shall give to my Children as they Come to age or marry a portion of Property equal 
to that I have given to my son Thomas GWALTNEY amounting to ninety Eight Dollars & at my wifes death I 
wuill that all the property in her hands at that Time be sold to the best advantage and to be divided equally 
amount all my Children Thomas John Benjamin Harris Amiriah Betsey Fanny & Cynthia by paying respect 
to those that may not be of age at my wife Death that they are to have the Sum with those that may get property 
before my wifes Death and those that may not be of age the money that may be coming to them for it to be put 
out to mterest till they Come of age to receiv it I do hereby ordain Ann GWALTNEY my wife and my son 
Thomas GWALTNEY my lawful Executors signed sealed this Eight day of October 1818 
Signed in presents of John GWALTNEY {Seal} 

William REAVES 
James RANKEN 

State of Indiana Posey County} May 3 1 * 1 8 1 9 Bjt remembered that William REEVES and James RANKIN 
the two Subscribing witnesses to the within last will and Testament of John GWALTNEY Deed severally 
made oath before me James P. DRAKE Clerk Protem of the Posey Circuit Court that they saw the Testator 
herein named sign the above as his last will and Testament and at the time of so doing he was to the best of 
their apprehension of sound mind and understanding and that they Subscribed their names as witnesses at the 
request of the Testator and in presence of each other Given under my hand year above written 

James P DRAKE ClkPT 

State of Indiana Posey County} I James P DRAKE Clerk of the Probate Court for the said County of Posey do 
hereby Certify that the aforegoing is a true Copy of the original will and probate of John GWALTNEY late of 

said County Deceased as appears of Record in my office In Testimony whereof I have hereunto set my 

hand and the seal of the said Court at Springfield the 27 th day of February in the year of our lord One thousand 
eight hundred and twenty two James P DRAKE Clk 



Little Contentnea Creek Road and Ferry, 1783 

Craven County Court Minutes, September 1783 

5^^L P ,? itk ! n ° f the of Little Contentney Praying a New Road from Benjn. BLOUNTS to Mr 

HOOKERS and to Bnttain KINGS and from the said KINGS to Dobbs County Line, which was granted 

r? OS6S ^ /EYt Ge ° rge TU^GE' Edwar d CLARK, Lawson DAVIS, Jesse VINSON, Thomas 
COLEMAN, Bnsco DAVIS, William MOORE and Brittain KING Clear open and maintain the said Road and 
be exempt from working on other Public Roads-And that Thomas COLEMAN be appointed Overseer of the 
said Road. 

Ordered that Thomas PHILIPS be appointed overseer of the Road in the room of Thomas COLEMAN- 

Ordered that Brittain KING have leave to keep a Public Ferry across Contentney and that he receive the 
following Rates Man and Horse 6d footman 4d Every wheel 6d 



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Davenport Family Deeds 



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John DAVENPORT to Charles DAVENPORT, Oct. 16, 1837 

Pitt County Deed Book KK, page 227. Contributed by Don Cooper. 

State of No. Carolina Pitt County} Know all men by these presents that I John DAVENPORT of the state & 
County aforesaid do this 16 th day of October in the year of our Lord 1 837 Bargain sell convey and deliver and 
By these presents Bargain sell convey and deliver and deliver unto Charles DEAVENPORT of the state & 
County aforesaid all my right and interest in the land and negroes and Parishable property that Charles 
ROLLINGS my Grand father Did Will to my mother her life and give equally to me and all the rest of my 
Brothers at the death of my Mother and no my Mother is dead and I sell my right to my Brother Charles 
DAVENPORT in the said land negroes and Parishable property for one hundred and twenty five dollars the 
receipt whereof I the said John DAVENPORT do hereby acknowledge and I am therewith satisfied and I the 
said John DAVENPORT do warrant my right and interest of said Land negroes and parishable property to the 
said Charles DAVENPORT his heirs and assigns forever. And when said negroes land and parishable property 
shall be divided that the said Charles DAVENPORT shall be entitled to my part right and interest of said 
property free and clear from any person or persons In witness whereof I have set my hand and seal the day and 
year above written-— John mark) DAVENPORT {seal} 

signed sealed and acknowledged in the presence of us~ Attest 
Luther B ARNfflLL 
William ROSS 

May Sessions 1843 then this Bill of sale or Deed was Exhibited into open court and proved in due form of Law 
by the oath of Luthar BARNHILL a subscribing Witness thereto Let it be registered 

Attest Archd. PARKER Clk 

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Charles DEAVENPORT to Theophalus DEAVENPORT, Sept. 15, 1845 

Pitt County Deed Book LL, page 481. Contributed by Don Cooper. 

State of North Carolina Pitt County} This indenture maid and entered into this the fifteenth day of September 
in the year of our Lord one thousand Eight hundred and forty five between Charles DEAVENPORT James 
™ ™2^S RT G f >rge DEAVENPORT of *e county and State above written of the one part and Theophalus 
DEAVENPORT of the other part witness That the said Charles DEAVENPORT and James DEAVENPORT 
and George DEAVENPORT for and in consideration of the sum of one hundred and ten dollars to them in 
hand paid the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged hath given granted bargained and sold aliend released 
ensoffed confirm unto the said Theophalus DEAVENPORT a certain tract or parcel of land Situated in the 
State and county afforesaid above written and bounded as follows Begjning at a pine Orman CHERRY S 
corner thence with said CHERRYS line the mouth of a Small branch in the turkey Meadow branch thence up 
the various corners of the said branch to the head of the horse pen branch to the said Orman CHERRYS line 
thene with the said CHERRYS line to the Begjning Containing Ninety Acres be the same more or less To 
have and to hold the same to the said Theophalus DEAVENPORT his heirs & assigns with all the 
improvements appurtainants to the said same belonging and the said Charles DEAVENPORT and James S 
DEAVENPORT and George DEAVENPORT doth hereby warrant and defend the wright and title of said tract 
of land to the said Theophalus DEAVENPORT his aris and assigns against the lawful claims of all persons 
whatsoever m witness whereof we the said Charles DEAVENPORT and James S. DEAVENPORT and George 
DEAVENPORT have hereunto Set their hands and Seals the day and year first above written. Assigned 
signed sealed and delivered in presents of us} Charles (his mark) DAVENPORT {Seal} 

™? R A^S L t L JameS S - mark > DEAVENPORT {Seal} 

v k x ^oTnn. - . George (his mark) DEAVENPORT {Seal} 

Feby Term 1848 Then this deed from Charles DEAVENPORT & others to Theophalus DEAVENPORT was 
proven m open Court by the oath of Kinchen BARNHILL the subscribing witness thereto Let it be registered 

Attest W. D. MOYE Clk 



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Galloway Primitive Baptist Church Minutes 

These are selected notes by Mr. Jesse Lillington Jackson taken from the Minute Books found in the 
Department of Archives and History. According to a local person who pointed the site out, the church was 
located on north side of Chicod Creek, 200 yards west of present day Blackjack-Grimesland Road. It was on 
the east side of the old road near the Galloway house and cemetery. Contributed by Bill Kittrell. 

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Galloway Primitive Baptist Church was located in the southeastern part of Pitt County on the old 
Blackjack-Grimesland Road, two miles south of Grimesland. This church was organized October 15, 1828. 
The charter members were Caleb SMITH, Lanier GRIFFIN, Noah BUCK, William GALLOWAY, John 
HADDOCK, Henry SMITH, Jr., Elijah HARRISON, Martin NELSON, Sarah MILLS, Elizabeth MILLS 
Mency BROOKS, Elizabeth HADDOCK, Mary GLADSON, Nancy BOYD, Laney SMITH, Mima (Jemima) 
HADDOCK, Rachel NELSON, Caleb HARRISON, Nancy BUCK, Margaret POWELL and Martha 
GALLOWAY. Most of the charter members had previously been dismissed from Hancock and Red Banks 
Primitive Baptist churches for the purpose of organizing another church. 

Saturday before fourth Sunday in January 1829, James GRIFFIN was moderator and WILLIAM 
GALLOWAY, Clerk. John and Sarah STEVENS were received and Martha PRITCHARD was received at 
waterside next day. 

At the next meeting Saturday before fourth Sunday in February agreed to correspond with Red Banks, 
Hancock and Unity (Unity was in Beaufort County). Lanier GRIFFIN and William GALLOWAY were 
delegates to Red Banks. Smith and Noah Buck to Hancocks and Brethren Nelson and Harrison to Unity. 

May 1829 William CLARK, moderator 

August 1829 Benjamin SHIVERS was one of delegates to Unity. 

Other members in the early days were Silas EDWARDS, Silas ELKS and wife, Sally EDWARDS Tarley 
ELKS, Fillis ELKS (col), Thomas MILLS, Loftin NETHERCUTT. 

October 1829 (1830?) HARRINGTON, moderator 

February 1831 David WHITFORD, moderator 
March 1831 Silas EDWARDS, clerk 
July 1 83 1 New Bible was received. 
August 183 1 William CLARK, moderator 

November 183 1 Sister BOYD excommunicated for joining Free Will Baptist Church. Alexander BRINKLEY 
was delegate. 

January 1833(2) Edmund DANIEL, moderator 
1833(2) Robert LANIER, moderator 

. 1833(2) J. GORNTO, moderator; Sally GALLOWAY, Samuel CORBITT and Mary BUCK 

received. J 

1837 Sary SMITH received by letter 



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July 1837 Church leaves the Neuse Association and joins the Contentnea Association. 

[THEN COMES AN INTERVAL OF TEN YEARS IN WHICH THERE ARE NO RECORDS] 

September 1847 Church was reorganized with these members: Silas EDWARDS, Samuel CORBITT Nancy 
BOYD, Sally EDWARDS, Martha GALLOWAY, Sally BOYD and Tarley ELKS. 

November 1847 James GRIFFIN was elected pastor, Silas EDWARDS, clerk and Samuel CORBITT, deacon. 
and James GRIFFIN constituted presbytery for ordination. 

April 1848 Samuel BOYD received 
August 1848 Nancy GLADSON received 

September 1848 Nancy MILLS and Mahala SMITH received; Betty, a colored woman also received. 

March 1849 Agreed to wash feet every March and September. 

August 1849 Fanny EDWARDS and Diner (Dinah) a colored woman received. 

September 1849 Mary ARNOLD received 

Martha GALLOWAY died October 7, 1850 in the 69 th year of her age. She joined the church in 1827, lived 
with her husband 43 years, was a widow six years, raised a large concourse of children. She was a kind wife 
an affectionate mother and was loved by all. We mourn her loss. Written by Silas EDWARDS. 

September 1850 Annette EDWARDS received 

November 1850 Noah BUCK received 

December 1850 Bitha EDWARDS and Asa EDWARDS received 

December 1851 Noah BUCK elected treasurer. Mary AVERY excommunicated for joining Free Will Baptist 
Church. ^ 

October 1852 Levy P. WAIN, moderator ; Arnet EDWARDS, Samue BOYD and Silas EDWARDS were 
appomted delegates to the association. 

March 1853 James GRIFFIN resigned as pastor. Sary WILSON received. 
June 1853 Levy P. WAIN was chosen pastor 
September 1853 Silas EDWARDS was chosen clerk 
March 1 854 Mary PETIT received by letter from Red Banks. 
August 1854 Winney, property of Bryan GRIMES received. 

pnwTSi 8 ^ x S T ele u y 'P r °P ert y of GRIME S received. Delegates to the Contentnea Association were Silas 
EDWARDS and Noah BUCK. 

June 1855 Susannah EDWARDS received by letter from Red Banks. Mary PETTIT excommunicated for 
havmg a bastard child. Sary WILSON excommunicated for telling falsehoods. 

March 1857 Janey EDWARDS dismissed by letter 



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September 1857 John S. BRILEY, moderator ; Diner (col) property of Alice LAUGHINGHOUSE, received. 
Levy P. WAIN and John S. BRINSON, form presbytery for ordination of Noah BUCK, deacon. 

September 1859 Samuel BOYD excommunicated for non attendance 

December 1859 Oliver PEATON received 

March 1860 John A. WILLIAMS received 

June 1860 Mary WILLIAMS received 

March 1861 Mary E. BOYD received. Silas EDWARDS for good causes has withdrawn from the church at 
Galloways Meeting House and has resigned his office of clerk. [The foregoing statement is in his handwriting.] 

[NOTE: THERE ARE NO MINUTES FROM HERE TILL SEPTEMBER 1866] 

September 1866 Silas EDWARDS was excommunicated from this church 

Nancy GLADSON is dead. Nancy BUCK is dead. 

1867 Noah ADAMS is chosen pastor. Colored members in course. 

March 1868 Oliver PEATON dismissed by letter 

November 1868 William S. CORBITT received; John A. WILLIAMS, clerk 

August 1869 Fanny LAUGHINGHOUSE (col) received 

January 1870 Oliver PATON excommunicated 

May 1870 Martha PAGE received 

September 1870 Levy P. WAIN (Wayne) chosen pastor 

September 1871 C. C. BLAND, moderator 

June 1872 John A. WILLIAMS resigned as clerk, Silas EDWARDS succeeded him. 

September 1872 Archibald JONES, moderator; Diner LAUGHINGHOUSE (col) excommunicated for non 
attendance 

1873 John A. WILLIAMS, chosen pastor 

July 1874 James M. CORBITT received 
July 1877 Catherine M. CORBITT received 
September 1877 William JONES, moderator 
January 1878 James M. CORBITT appointed clerk of church 
July 1878 John A. WILLIAMS and Mary A. WILLIAMS dismissed by letter 
March 1878 William M. JONES, moderator; David LEWIS received 



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April 1878 Creacy EVANS received 
December 1879 Elizabeth GLADSON received 
July 1880 James S. CORBITT received 
June 1881 Emily SMITH received 

September 1881 Association was held at Union Meeting House in Wilson County. 
October 1881 J. S. CORBITT is licensed to preach 
March 1882 Lucrecia EVANS dismissed to join Red Banks 
September 1882 Association met at Bear Creek, Lenoir County 
September 1883 Association met at Sandy Grove Beaufort County 

September 1884 N. A. BUCK, James S. CORBITT and William CORBITT were delegates. 

March 1886 Jesse NELSON and David STOCKS messengers present. William S. CORBITT and James S. 
Corbitt to be ordained to the ministry at Red Banks second Sunday in March. 

June 1886 James HARDEE and Absalom WILLIAMS messengers to Red Banks. James M. CORBITT 
restored. 

September 1886 Association met at Aycock Meeting House in Wayne County. 
August 1887 Elizabeth HADDOCK received 

October 1887 George M. CORBITT received and his wife Annis CORBITT received next day at the water. 

December 1887 John A. WILLIAMS, Edmond EVANS and Frank STOCKS present from Red Banks. Emily 
SMITH dismissed by letter. 

June 1888 G. M. CORBITT to be ordained deacon at the home of James M. CORBITT at seven o'clock. 
Conference met at Old Town Creek in Edgecombe County in October of this year. 
November 1889 Betty BUCK received 

January 1890 Excommunicated Haul HADDOCK and his wife for denial of the faith and David LONG for not 
regarding the church and lying in same. 

June 1890 Shadrack EVANS received 

April 1891 James M. CORBITT acknowledges his error in chinking and is forgiven. 
October 1891 Association is to meet at Autrys (Otters) Creek in Edgecombe County. 

1892 James M. CORBITT and Shade EVANS using too much strong drink and are forgiven. 

December 1892 Sallie HARRIS received 

March 1893 Commune and wash feet ; James S. CORBITT elected pastor 



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1893 G. M. CORBITT and Oliver PEATON delegates to the Association. 

1894 John B. WILLIAMS received 

December 1895 G. M. CORBITT is to be ordained to the ministry by C. C. BLAND and H. B. TUCKER 
assisted by G. W. STOKES 

1897 Matilda TAYLOR received and James S. CORBITT chosen pastor 

October 1897 Mary V. CORBITT was received 
December 1897 Siddy BUCK received 

March 1898 Oliver PEATON excommunicated for claiming that he was sanctified both soul and body. Shade 
EVANS and his wife both to be seen about the same charge. They were excommunicated at the next meeting. 

July 1898 Eliza (or Lida) JACKSON received from Singleton Church in Beaufort County 

1901 J. B. WILLIAMS treasurer reported that he had paid $1.75 for repairs on well and 20 cents for 

wine. 

1907 Luke BATES received 

June 1908 Eliza J. BATES received 
December 1909 Joe TAYLOR received 

March 1915 Contributions received for purchase of new record book amounted to $5.75 

April 1918 Debated whether to move the church building or repair it on its present site. Total membership is 
only ten. Three members G. M. CORBITT, Margaret SMITH and Liza JACKSON voted for repairs. Others 
did not vote. G. M. CORBITT and J. B. WILLIAMS were named building committee. 

September 1919 Lizzie LEE received for baptism but next day she had changed her mind and was not 
baptized. 

June 1925 Bryant SMITH received at the river. He and C. M. BUCK were baptized. 

June 1926 Martha A. MAY was received; Sallie A. HARRIS was dismissed to join the church Rosemary, NC 

December 1921 (?) Luke BATES and his wife were dismissed to join Singleton Church. 

June 1922 Ada O. EDWARDS was received 

September 1923 Lost one by death 

June 1924 Sarah A. EDWARDS was received 

June 1925 C. M. BUCK received 

June 1927 Preaching by W. M. MONSUSUS or Monseesos (illegible). Lost one by death. 

March 1928 W. T. EDWARDS was received but owing to his physical condition his baptism was deferred till 
a later day. He was baptized in June 1928 



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DEATHS OF MEMBERS OF GALLOWAYS PRIMITIVE BAPTIST CHURCH 



Mimie SMITH June 7, 1833 
Elizabeth NELSON January 12, 1835 

Nancy ELKS December , 

Martha GALLOWAY October 7, 1850 
Seley, a colored woman August 1856 

Nancy MILLS ,1865 

Mary ARNOLD , 1865 

Nancy BUCK , 1865 

Emily BOYD , 1866 

Sally BOYD September 21, 1870(9) 

TarleyELKS September 1871 

Susan BATES November 5, 1874 

Janey LAUGHTNGHOUSE February 16, 1875 

Mary V. CORBITT March 13, 1920 

Eliza JACKSON January 1921 

JohnB. WILLIAMS April 21, 1921 

Augusta FAUCETTE June 3, 1927 

Martha A. MAY December 7, 1928 

Ada O. EDWARDS July 2, 1929 

Anise L. CORBITT November 17, 1929 

Sarah A. EDWARDS September 28, 1930 

G. M. CORBITT August 15, 1935 

Jep EDWARDS April 22, 1936 

PASTORS: TAKEN FROM THE MINUTES 
James GRIFFIN elected pastor November 1 847 
Levy WAIN chosen pastor June 1853 
Noah ADAMS chosen pastor 1867 
Levy P. WAIN chosen pastor September 1870 
John A. WILLIAMS chosen pastor 1873 
James S. CORBITT elected pastor March 1893 



Mrs. Isabella Moore Family, 1894 

Eastern Reflector, Wed., Oct. 10, 1894 

Mrs. Isabella, widow of James S. MOORE, in Pactolus township is near 72 years old. She raised twelve 
children, six boys and six girls, to be grown. Out of that number she has lost only one, the second son Mc G 
who fell at the charge of Fort Harrison in 1863. About three weeks ago, she with her eleven children came to ' 
Greenville and had a family group photograph made. There were six girls viz: Charlotte (Mrs B H 
HEARNE), Emily (Mrs. David HYMAN), Lissie, Jackie, Ellen and Isabell (Mrs. Jos. FLEMING) and five 
boys (the sixth bemg dead.) The boys were G. L., whose wife died some years ago leaving nine children; L C 
(Tuck) who lives near his mother; G. C. (Ned) of Greene county "Streeter Place" fame; Z. L living with his ' 
mother and Zeno, the baby, of Greenville. The four last named are unmarried. Their father was a Democrat in 
1828, and none of the six sons have ever voted otherwise. Mrs. MOORE is the grand mother of twenty-four 
children, and the great grand mother of four. At her advanced age she continues the habit formed in early life 
or rising at 4 o'clock every morning and takes pleasure in performing her own household work Pitt county 
may justly feel proud at having among her citizens such a family as Mrs. MOORE has raised. God bless such 
noble women! We trust there are yet in store for her many years of peace and joy. 



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Pitt County Court Minutes, 1860 



The following are selected items taken from the minutes of Pitt County Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions 
from February 1860, found on microfilm in the NC Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, 

Greenville, NC. Contributed by Roger Kammerer. 

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State of North Carolina Pitt County} 

Be it remembered that at a Court of Pleas & Quarter Sessions, began and held for the County aforesaid 
at the Court House in Greenville on the first Monday of February 1860 in the 85 year of American 
Independence. Present} F. B. SATTERTHAIT, S. F. JOHNSTON, L. P. BEARDSLEY, Caleb CANNON 

Ordered by the Court that E. C. YELLOWLEY be allowed to give in his Taxes to the Court 

Lewis SATTERTHAIT presents his license from the Supreme Court to practice as an attorney in the County 
Courts. He took oaths prescribed by law and duly Admitted as an attorney. 

Craven PEAL, John H. HTNES jurors being called and failed to answer. Court fined them $20 each. Fine 
annulled. 



William M. GAY guardian returns his account current with B. H. TYSON minor 

On motion ordered Archibald FLEMING be permitted to have license to retail spirituous [liquors] in the town 
of Greenville for the ensuing twelve months. 

Charles J. O'HAGEN admr. of John WHLOUGHBY dec'd returns his account current 

A paper writing purporting to be the last Will and Testament of Henry C JORDAN Deed is exhibited in open 
court and duly proven by the oath of James MURRY and Sarah M LEWIS the subscribing witnesses. Ordered 
to be recorded and the executrix therein named Emily E JORDAN is qualified as such. 

Elias J BLOUNT special administrator of Stanly KITTRELL deed returned his account current of sale of estate 
State vs. Benj. F. CRISP, Bynum TEEL, Dalliel GLISSON [page 237] 
State vs. Jordan HARRIS, Nancy ALBERT both found guilty 

On motion the Court appoints Joshua SMITH, Hardee J. SMITH & James SMITH Patrol Committee in 
Clayroot District. 

The Widow relinquishes her right, W. M. B. BROWN is appointed admr. of the estate of Enoch POLLARD 
dec'd., he entering bond in the sum of $35,000 with Willie BROWN and Wyatt M. BROWN as sureties. 

Will H. SMITH be appointed admr. on the estate of R. M. EWELL dec'd., he entering bond in the sum of 
$7,000 with Bryant COX and William C. WEATHERTNGTON as sureties. The Widow of the intestate 
relinquishes her right. 

Theophilus BLAND in behalf of Molsey NELSON ex parte} inquisition of lunacy... Molsey NELSON has been 
ascertained to be a person of insane mind and a lunatic. 

Elias J. BLOUNT be appointed admr. of Stanly KITTRELL dec'd., entering into bond of $34,000 with Abram 
D. MOYE and Caleb CANNON as sureties. The Widow relinquishes her right. 



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Jesse NOBLES be appointed admr. of Edward HARRIS dec'd., entering into bond of $400 with Theophilus 
BLAND and William H> SMITH as sureties. 

Jesse NOBLES guardian to Lewis BURNEY returned his account current with said ward. 
State vs. Bennet DUNN....found guilty and fined $20 & costs 

Sherrod BELCHER & Henry JOYNER admrs. of George BELCHER dec'd. returns their account of sales, 
inventory of notes and copy of Notice to creditors. 

James R. THIGPEN guardian to Thomas & Kinchen EDMONDSON returns his account with his wards. 
State vs. Joseph BRADDY [page 241] 
State vs. Drury TEEL 

George W. PARKER guardian to Alley V. KING returns his account current with his said ward. 

Charles L. VINES guardian to the minor heirs of John NEWTON returns his account current with his said 
heirs. 

B. F. TUCKER guardian to Louisa SPAIN returns his account current with his said ward. 

Edward PATRICK was appointed guardian of Gussa Ann John Matthew and Winefred KITTRELL minor 
heirs of Stanly KITTRELL dec'd., he giving bond of $30,000 with E. J. BLOUNT and Alfred MOYE Esqrs. as 
sureties. 

L. H. ALDRIDGE admr. of Carmelia FAULKNER returns his account of sales, inventory of notes and Notice 
to creditors. 

Kinchen OWEN guardian in account current with the heirs of William RODGERS makes his return. 

William G. LANG guardian to the minor heirs of Robert LANG returns his account current with his said heirs. 

Lydia L. WHJCHARD guardian to Isabella A. WHICHARD returns her account current with his said ward. 

John HARDEE admr. of Franklin HARDEE returns his account current of sale of said estate. 

Abner SPEIGHT guardian to minor heir of R. H. ADAMS dec'd. returns his account current with said ward. 

Following Justices elected as a Special Court for next twelve months: F. B SATTERTHWAITE L G 
LITTLE, L. P. BEARDSLEY, Caleb CANNON & Will A. BERNARD. 

Following Justices elected as a Superintendants of Common Schools for next twelve months- Alfed MOYE 
Sidney DANIEL, W. J. LAUGHIN GHOUSE, Caleb CANNON, Willis WHICHARD, John S DANIEL and 
Henry STANCIL. ' 

The following taxes were levied for the next twelve months- 
FOR COUNTY PURPOSES 

County Tax poll50cts onlandl5cts. 

Poor Tax poll 25cts on land 6cts 

School Tax poll 20cts on land 6cts 

Lunatic Asylum poll 4cts on land 003/4cts 

Ordered the Special Court be allowed $2 per day each for the ensuing year. 

Ordered the Clerk of County Court be allowed $60.00 

Ordered the Sheriff of the County be allowed $60.00 for the ensuing year 



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Ordered the County Solicitor be allowed $30.00 for the ensuing year 

Ordered Jurors be allowed $1.50 per day 

Ordered the Clerk of Superior Court be allowed $25.00 per year 

Ordered George W. JOHNSON, Edward C. YELLOWLEY & Will A. BERNARD be appointed a committee 
to inquire and report what would be a reasonable compensation to Stephen F. JOHNSON for preparing indexes 
for the registers office. 

Ordered B. G. ALBRITTON be elected County Trustee for the ensuing year and he be allowed the same 
commissions as the former trustee. 

Germain BERNARD was elected Register for the County for the unexpired term. 

Walter NEWTON guardian to Walter NEWTON returned his account current with said ward. 

Ordered the committee on the building of the Court House be instructed to the failure of a reasonable 
compromise being made with Dabney COSBY for the finishing of the Court House now commenced on the 
public square, proceed to contract with some other person for the building of a Court House under a former 
order of this court, that the committee either make compromise not exceeding $15,000. 

James H. LEIGH guardian to G. B. WHITFIELD & Mary E. WHITFIELD returned his account current with 
said wards. 

Jesse STANCIL admr. of Van Buren HOPKINS dec'd. returns his account of sale of said estate. 

Jesse STANCIL guardian to the minor heirs of Henry A. HOPKINS returns his account current with his said 
wards. 

Eason JAMES guardian to the minor heirs of Charles DAVENPORT returns his account current with his said 
wards. 



Will J. LAUGHIN GHOUSE guardian to the minor heirs of Henry MILLS dec'd. returns his account current 
with his said wards. 

Will of A. G. WILSON brought to Court by John S. SMITH the executor therein named; witnesses to the Will 
were: C. PERKINS, Wm. H. PERKINS and Sydney DANIEL. Will ordered to be filed. 

Alfred MOYE and G. B. SINGLETARY resign from the Court House Committee and F. B. 
SATTERTHWAITE and Sydney DANIEL are appointed in their stead. Dr. Noah JOYNER appointed in room 
of Willie BROWN, who declined to serve. The Court House Committee is made up of Henry SHEPPARD 
Sydney DANIEL, F . B. SATTERTHWAITE & Noah JOYNER. 

J. J. PERKINS and T. R. CHERRY are appointed Bridge Commissioners with E. C. YELLOWLEY in 
Greenville District. 

Marshall G. JAMES was elected Coroner of the County for the unexpired term, he giving bond of $4000. 

Will H. PERKINS was appointed Public Auctioneer for the County and he give security. 

Ordered the Bridge Commissioner for Greenville be requested to inquire and ascertain the practicality and 
probable cost of repairing or building the bridge across the river and low grounds opposite Greenville by 
embanking the low ground and putting stone piers in the river & report to next court. 

Ordered Jesse NOBLES, W. H. SMITH and Archibald COX be appointed bridge commissioners for the bridge 
across Swift Creek in Burney's District. 



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Ordered Elias J. BLOUNT be appointed admr. on estate of Gurusha GAYLORD dec'd., he giving $3000 bond 
with Alfred MO YE and Caleb CANNON as sureties. It apppearing that the next of kin entitled to 
administration have relinquished in favor of said administrator. 

There has been no election of constable in Taft's District, ordered Jos. G. NELSON be appointed constable, he 
giving bond and Garison TUCKER and Wm. H. TUCKER as sureties. 

There has been no election of constable in Burney's District, ordered Stephen S. QUINERLY be appointed 
constable, he giving bond and John P. QUINERLY and Wm. A. QUINERLY as sureties. 

George ANDREWS was elected Constable in Andrew's District, he giving bond and Jesse STANCELL and 
Eason JAMES as sureties. 

Moses ROBINSON guardian to the minor heirs of Jesse CLARK returns his account current with said heirs. 

Ordered Willie GURGANUS be appointed admr. on estate of James R. CONGLETON dec'd., he giving 
$ 1 5,000 bond with Henry GURGANUS, C. PERKINS and Willis WHICHARD as sureties. 

Will of Sarah WINDHAM dec'd was exhibited in Court and proved by the oath of Jesse STANCELL and 
Willie STANCRELL, subscribing witnesses. Henry STANCELL names as executor. 

Ordered William A. BARRETT be appointed admr. of the estate of Henry HARRIS dec'd., he giving $1200 
bond with Richard A. BYNUM and Will J. MO YE as sureties. 

There has been no election of constable in Pactolus District, ordered R. W. ROLLINS be appointed constable 
for ensuing twelve months, he giving bond and C. PERKINS and W. H. PERKINS as sureties. 

Willie GURGANUS admr. on estate of Simon L. CONGLETON dec'd. returns his account of sales, inventory 
of notes &c of said estate. 

Willie STANCELL guardian to R. H. STANCELL, W. H. CLARK and Sarah L. BELL returns his account 
current with said wards on oath. 

William H. PERKINS duly appointed Public Auctioneer for the County gives $5,000 bond with Churchill 
PERKINS and F. B. SATTHERTHWAITE as sureties. 

List of Insolvents allowed 

Anderson's District 
JohnAVERETT lpole 1.75 
Jackson VANDERFORD lpole 1.75 

Andrew's District 
Samuel BOWERS lpole 1.75 
R.BRADDY lpole 1.75 
Marcellus BRILEY lpole 1.75 
E. A. BRYAN lpole 5Bpole 12.50 
David MAYO lpole 1.75 
Ashley NORRIS lpole 1.75 

Brown's District 
A. B.CARNEY lpole 1.75 
Buckner ROGERS lpole 1.75 

Pactolus District 
James J. BULLOCK lpole 1.75 
HymanLANGLEY lpole 1.75 



Clay Root District 
Thomas B. ADAMS lpole 1.75 
Burton HADDOCK lpole 1.75 
William HADDOCK lpole 1.75 
John LEWIS lpole 1.75 

Parker's District 
Alfred ABRAMS lpole 1.75 
Grey HARRIS lpole 1.75 
Alfred LEGGETT lpole 1.75 

Griffin's District 
Lewis W. CANNON lpole 1.75 
Samuel ELKS lpole 1.75 
Sydney HARRIS lpole 1.75 
Abram MANNING lpole 1.75 
Augustus JACKSON lpole 1.75 



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Perkin's District 

John T.JONES lpole 1.75 



W. A. ELKS lpole 1.75 

Councel ROGERS lpole 1.75 

Luke SHORT lBpole (never had it) 1.75 

William TISDALE lWpole 1GW3.00 



Cross Roads District 
Reubin BREWER lpole 1.75 
Robert H. DRYSDALE lpole 1.75 
Allen EDWARDS lpole 1.75 



Burney District 
Henry COX lpole 1.75 
Vincent HOLLO WAY lpole 1.75 
W.H.HARRIS lpole 1.75 
Willie JONES lpole 1.75 
Franklin MANKER lpole 1.75 
McKinly OXLEY lpole 1.75 



Falkland District 
Allen CORBITT lpole 1.75 
William CORBETT lpole 1.75 
Charles R. JOHNSON lpole 1.75 



Greenville District 
William BAKER lpole 1.75 



Taft's District 
William BOYD lpole 1.75 



Spencer BELL lpole 1.75 
Traves BAKER lpole 1.75 
J.E.CORRY lpole 1.75 



Haddock District 
Nary One 

Jo. HODGES Sheriff 



John EVANS of Abner lpole 1.75 



K. H. LEWIS one of the executors of R. H. LEWIS returns his accounts; he is allowed the amount of 
commissions charge in said accounts to wit: $3642.89. 

State vs. William PEEDEN.... fined $5.00 & costs 

State vs. George M. GRIMES 

J. J. PERKINS admr. of Will L. PERKINS dec'd. returns account of sales and inventory of notes of estate 

Levi DAWSON guardian to minor heirs of Richard DAWSON dec'd. returns account current. 

Germain BERNARD elected County Register returns bond of $10,000 with William BERNARD and Blount 
NOBLES as sureties 

State vs. Felix BRAXTON....fined $5.00 & costs 
State vs. William MEEKS....fined $3.00 & costs 

Jos. GAINER admr. of Lacy D. BULLOCK dec'd. is allowed 5% com. receipts and disbursements. 
Council MCGLAWHORN mentioned [hard to read] page 255 
State vs. Charles PITTMAN.... fined $25.00 & costs 

Edmond MOORE admr. of Wedigan MOORE dec'd. returns his account of hiring. 

Cannon SMITH guardian of Thomas H. EDWARDS returns account current with said ward. 

Henry WTNGATE guardian to his children returns his account current. 

The committee appointed to audit the accounts of Louisa ADAMS returns their report. 

James HYSMITH guardian to the heirs of Willie POLLARD returns his account current with said wards. 



J. SHEPPARD admr. of Frederick MOBLEY dec'd returns his account current of sale and notes. 



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Franklin JOYNER admr. of J. R. HORN dec'd. returns his inventory of notes. 
State vs. Jordan HARRIS.. ..found not guilty. 

Marshal G. JAMES elected coroner returns bond of $4,000 with Jas. L. CLARK and Zachariah ALLEN as sureties. 
He took the oath of office. 

Ordered R. R. FOREMAN be appointed overseer of the Road leading from the Knox House to Foreman's Landing 
and the following hands be assigned to work the road: 

W. J. FOREMAN 10 hands, Wm PEEBLES 2 hands, R. R. FOREMAN 6 hands, Walter CORBITT 1 hand 
Thomas TYSON 2 hands 

State vs. Jordan HARRIS....fined $3.00 and costs. 

There has been no election of constable in Perkin's District, ordered Benjamin BRILEY be appointed constable he 
giving bond and B. G. ALBRITTON, J. L.? CHERRY and Jas. S. CLARK as sureties. 

Ordered William W. TUCKER be appointed overseer of the road leading from Luke MILLS to Dixon's Cross 
Roads, and the hands belonging to the road be allotted to him to work. 

Ordered that the road that Benj. BELCHER is overseer be extended from Amos JOYNER'S Cross Roads to Black 
Swamp and that Josiah BARRETT'S four hands be assigned to him. 

Ordered the following hands be assigned to the overseer of the road leading from Wm BARRETT'S line to 
California (to wit) Wm BARRETT'S 2 hands, M. JAMES & BELL 2 hands, Washington JONES 3 hands. 

Court Thursday, Feb. 9, 1860 

L. P. BEARDSLEY guardian to the minor heirs of G. W. TISON and also as guardian for his children returns 
account current with said wards. 

S. F JOHNSON guardian for minor heirs of Alfred FORBES dec'd. and also guardian for the minor heirs of John 
EVANS dec'd. returns account current with said wards. 

Lucy Ann MOORE guardian to the minor heirs of of Alfred MOORE dec'd. returns account current with said 
wards. 

Winifred E. WILSON guardian to heirs of Lewis WILSON dec'd. returns her account current with said wards. 
Joseph L. BALLARD admr. of Ann E. BRILEY dec'd. returns account of hiring and inventory of estate. 
Lewis B. SMITH executor of David ADAMS dec'd. returns account of hiring of estate. 
Nahum G ARRIS vs. Nelson NICHOLS....Nichols found guilty 
Buckner ROGERS in use of J. J. CHERRY vs. Edward HOELL 

Joshua SPEIGHT guardian to Thos. J. MOORE returned his account current with said ward. 

Sidney DANIEL guardian to Lucretia and Martha JOLLY returned his account current with said wards. 

[TO BE CONTINUED] 

OS 

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Obituaries 
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Thurston Moore Buried 

Daily Reflector, Mon. June 13, 1927 

Thurston MOORE, 63, highly esteemed colored man, died at his home near Staton's Mill, on the old Bethel 
highway, Saturday night. Funeral services were conducted yesterday afternoon. MOORE was one of the few 
negro lawyers receiving licenses to practice in this part of the State. He practiced in Greenville some thirty 
years ago retiring sometime later to the farm near Staton's Mill. He was a fine example of his race, being 
courteous and considerate at all times, and was held in high regard by numbers of white people. 

Mrs. Maggie Hudson Passes Away 

Daily Reflector, Tues., June 28, 1927 

Mrs. Maggie A. HUDSON, aged 76, wife of John Allen HUDSON of Chicod township, died yesterday 
afternoon at four o'clock following a stroke of paralysis which occurred sometime ago. Funeral services were 
conducted at the home near Hudson's Cross Roads this afternoon at 3 o'clock by Rev. Luther JOYNER and 
Rev. Jim COBURN. Mrs. HUDSON was a member of the Primitive Baptist Church. Besides a husband, Mrs. 
HUDSON is survived by a daughter, Mrs. Marshall BUCK; three sons, W. A., L. A. and Dr. J. H. HUDSON; 
two brothers, Cas and Calvin EVANS. Burial was made at the family burying ground at the Hudson graveyard. 

E. W. Langley, Prominent Fountain Citizen Dead 

Daily Reflector, Fri., June 10, 1927 

Mr. E. W. LANGLEY died at his home near Fountain on Tuesday morning from heart failure. He lived only 
__? hours after he was stricken. He was 64 years of age and had lived at the present home since he was 9 years 
old. Mr. LANGLEY was a splendid old man, a grand neighbor and devoted husband and father. His wife 
predeceased him in death about nine years ago, and since her death he has centered his devotion on his children 
and grandchildren. Mr. LANGLEY is survived by three daughters, Mrs. W. H. LILLEY, Mrs. Cam SMITH 
and Mrs. Herbert LEWIS. Also a sister, Mrs. Van HARRIS and two brothers, Messers Walter and John 
Thomas LANGLEY, all of Fountain township. 

Robert Jones Dead 

Daily Reflector, Tues., Jan. 19, 1932 

Ayden News The remains of Mr. Robert JONES who died last Saturday in Lancaster, Pa., are expected to 

arrive here Tuesday and will be buried Wednesday in Ayden cemetery. We understood he died from blood 
poisoning. Mr. JONES is well connected, being the son of our esteemed townsman Mr. and Mrs. J. E. JONES. 
He was once on the police force and also a member of the Ayden fire company. 

Lewis Cherry 

Daily Reflector, Tues., Jan. 19, 1932 

Ayden News Lewis CHERRY, the colored night watchman of Conklin's manufacturing plant, sudden fell 

dead Monday evenmg. Supposed to have been an attack of angina pectoris. 

W. B. Roebuck Died at Stokes 

Daily Reflector, Thurs., Sept. 14, 1933 

W. B. ROEBUCK, about 74 years of age, prominent landowner and grower of Stokes, died at his home this 
morning at 9 o'clock as result of a heart attack which he suffered while sitting at the supper table last night 
Funeral services will be conducted from his late home tommorrow afternoon and burial will be made in the 
family burial ground in the Stokes community. Mr. ROEBUCK was a native of Pitt County, having been born 
and reared only a few miles from where he died. He lived at Stokes all of his life, and until recent years had 
been prominently identified with the farming industry. He was known as one of the most progressive farmers 
ot the section and owned considerable farm property. He was held in high esteem by a wide circle of friends 



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Surviving are his wife and five children: G. H. ROEBUCK, Gordon ROEBUCK, Mrs. Quinton CHERRY, 
Mrs. John CLARK and Miss Katie ROEBUCK, all of Stokes. 



Mrs. Sophia Stocks Dies at Home 

Daily Reflector, Thurs., Feb. 16, 1933 

Mrs. Sophia STOCKS, 87, died at her home in Swift Creek Township Wednesday morning at 6 o'clock 
following illness often days from pnuemonia. Funeral services were conducted from her late home yesterday 
afternoon by Elder W. H. LAUGHINGHOUSE and burial followed in the family burying ground near the 
home. The deceased is survived by a son, J. C. STOCKS; a sister, Laura STOCKS; five grandchildren and 
twenty-five great-grandchildren. Mrs. STOCKS was a native of the Swift Creek community and died in the 
home in which she was born. She was one of the oldest members of the Free Will Baptist Church at Black 
Jack, and manifested much work in the progress of the denomination prior to her illness. She jlined the church 
seventy years ago. She was of a lovable Christian character and was held in high esteem by a wide circle of 
friends who received news of her death with great sorrow. 

Mrs. Sophia Turnage Passes Away 

Daily Reflector, Thurs., Sept. 7, 1933 

Mrs. Sophia TURNAGE age 93 passed away this morning at her home in Winterville, following several weeks 
of declining health. Mrs. TURNAGE was the last member of her family and leaves no near relatives. Her 
husband died last December. She has been making her home in Winterville for the past twenty-seven years. 
Mrs. TURNAGE was one of the oldest residents of the county and will be missed by hosts of friends. Mr. and 
Mrs. Lewis ROSS had been making their home with her for several years. Funeral services will be conducted 
from the home Friday afternoon at two o'clock, burial will follow in the Winterville cemetery. Rev. M. A. 
WOODARD of Winterville will conduct the services. 

Mrs. John Whitfield Jumps in Well 

Eastern Reflector, Fri., Nov. 26, 1915 

News was received here this morning of the suicide yesterday of Mrs. John WHITFIELD near Robersonville 
by jumping into a well. The body was found two hours later. Sunday night Mrs. WHITFIELD attended church 
and seemed to be in the best of spirits. Yesterday morning she cooked breakfast for the family and later got the 
four children off to school. She then completed her domestic work and disappeared. Search for her for two 
hours resulted in finding of her body, head down, in a well at a tenant house on the place. It is presumed that 
she jumped head foremost into the well as there was no indication of foul play of any kind. Mrs. WHITFIELD 
was thirty-five years old and a daughter of Mrs. J. B. SPEIGHT of near Winterville. She leaves a husband and 
four small children. 



Civil War Mule Died 

Carolina Banner, Tarboro, NC, Aug. 23, 1889 

Tuck, a mouse colored mule belonging to Louis HARREL, col., near Goose Nest died last week aged 33 years 
During Foster's Raid in '62 this mule was captured. After having two rubber blankets and two coats tied on the 
mule, a yankee mounted. This was more than his muleship could stand. He threw the yankee killing him and 
made a home run in safety, carrying the blankets and coats. The mule was 24 years old before he would allow 
any one to ride on his back. In many respects Tuck was a remarkable mule. 

Ed Davenport Dead 

Eastern Reflector, Fri., March 12, 1909 

Oakley, NC items, Mar. 9 We regret to report the death of Mr. Ed DAVENPORT, which occurred at his 

home 5 miles from here, Sunday night. He leaves a wife and several small children to mou 

Bruce Tucker Dead 

Daily Reflector, Tues., Jan. 4, 1910 

Bruce TUCKER, aged 15 years and youngest son of Mrs. N. E. TUCKER, died Sunday at her home in 
Contentnea township, of rheumatic fewer with which he had been a sufferer for some time. The funeral was 
held Monday afternoon at the family burying ground. Deceased was a brother of Mr A E TUCKER of 
Greenville. 



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Craven County Death Certificates 

The following are selected death certificates found in the Craven County Court House, New Bern, NC. 
Obviously not all information is given, but these are meant as leads to find names. 
Contributed by Roger Kammerer. 



Jesse B. WHITLEY, b. Bath, NC, d. Nov. 19, 1913 Craven Co.; buried White Hall Church, Beaufort Co NC 

F: Benjamin WHITLEY 

M: Elizabeth GODLEY, b. Chocowinity, NC 

John Richard ROUSE, b. June 30, 1853 Greenville, NC, d. July 1, 1921 New Bern, NC; carriage painter 

F: Richard ROUSE, b. Lenoir Co., NC 

M: Martha Ann HARRISON, b. Greenville, NC 

Mrs. W. F. TOMPKINS, age 45, d. Jan. 7, 1922, Spring Garden, Craven Co. 
F: William WILLIAMS, b. Pitt Co. 

M: 

Edgar Eugene SUMMERELL, age 39/6/11; b. near Ayden, NC, d. Feb. 16, 1924 in Craven Co 
F: Craven SUMMERELL, b. Pitt Co. 
M: LYDIA E. ALLEN, b. Pitt Co. 

Henry SIMMONS, b. Aug. 5, 1857 in Pitt Co., d. Dec. 15, 1920 in Craven Co.; farmer 



Mary S. DANIELS (wife of Thad F. DANIELS) b. Apr. 19, 1899 Pitt Co., d. Feb. 22, 1925 New Bern NC 
F: Lewis IVES, b. Pamlico Co., NC 
M: Mary JOYNER, b. Pitt Co. 

Lovie Louise GASKINS, widow, age 60; b. March in Craven Co., d. July 1, 1928 Craven Co 
F: Louis SPEARS, b. Craven Co. 
M: Lovie GASKINS, b. Pitt Co. 
Informant: C. E. SPEARS, Ayden, NC 

D. F. ATKINSON, b. Feb. 27, 1848 in Craven Co., d. Dec. 16, 1928 in Craven Co 
F: Benjamin ATKINSON, b. Craven Co. 
M: Jennett ADAMS, b. Craven Co. 

?• ?• COBLES, b. 1879 in Craven Co., d. Nov. 17, 1928; sawmill operator, Willis Neck, Craven Co 
F: William NOBLES 
M: Jane HAWKINS 

Oliver Raymond ADAMS (md. Mary Susan HARTLEY) b. Nov. 18, 1884, d. May 26 1929 Craven Co 
F: James Thomas ADAMS, b. Pitt Co. 
M: Mary L. HODGES, b. Pitt Co. 

Minnie M. EWELL (md. J. T. EWELL) b. 1877 near New Bern, NC, d. Dec. 12, 1929 New Bern NC 
F: T. H. MALLISON 
M: Fannie BYNUM 

Lena L. Smith MANKER (md. James MANKER) b. 1889 Pitt Co., d. March 1921 Craven Co 
F: August SMITH 
M: Delia SMITH 



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Sarah E. OXLEY, b. Dec. 24, 1871 in Greene Co., NC, d. May 10, 1926 in New Bern NC 
F: David PHILLIPS 
M: Mary COX 

Joseph F. SUTTON, b. May 25, 1868 in Craven Co., d. Sept. 9, 1927 in Craven Co. 
F: James Wright SUTTON, b. Craven Co. 
M: HARPER, b. Pitt Co. 

Eliza NEWELL (md. W. A. NEWELL) b. Nov. 12, 1876 Pitt Co., d. July 13, 1927 Craven Co 
F: Thomas NOBLES, b. Pitt Co. 
M: Martha VINSON, b. Pitt Co. 

James W. COBB, d. Dec. 22, 1927 Craven Co. 
F: Kitchen COBB, b. Greene Co., NC 
M: Penina BRANN, b. Greene Co., NC 

Mamie S. SQUIRES (md. S. D. SQUIRES) b. Oct. 23, 1903 Pitt Co., d. Feb. 1, 1928 Craven Co 

F: Shade A. STOCKS, b. Pitt Co. 

M: Parts Ann MCLAWHORN, b. Pitt Co. 

John A. KIRKMAN, b. July 23, 1873 Craven Co., d. Nov. 24, 1928 Craven Co 
F: John S. KIRKMAN, b. Craven Co. 
M: Victoria STOCKS, b. Pitt Co. 

Wilford BUCK (md. Annie STOKES) b. Aug. 23, 1860 Craven Co., d. Aug. 7, 1929 Craven Co 
F: Thomas BUCK, b. Craven Co. 
M: Isabelle WILLIS, b. Craven Co. 

He was a housebuilder and carpenter. He was buried in Winterville, NC. 

Jane CATON (md. N. G. CATON) b. April 6, 1860 Pitt Co., d. Feb. 27, 1930 Craven Co 
F: Harney? Henry? MCLAWHORN, b. Pitt Co. 
M: Nancy EDWARDS 

James M. MORRIS, b. Dec. 22, 1861 Craven Co., d. Jan. 5, 1932 Craven Co 
F: Joe MORRIS, b. Craven Co. 
M: Mary BUCK, b. Craven Co. 

Mrs. Charlotte BARRINGTON (md. W. R. BARRINGTON) b. Sept. 10, 1847 Beaufort Co d Dec 27 193 1 
F: James M. PATRICK b. New Bern, NC 
M: Elizabeth WHITEHURST, b. Beaufort Co. 

William H. CRAWFORD, b. June 1, 1886 Pitt Co., d. Jan. 14, 1934 Craven Co 
F: J. F. CRAWFORD, b. Pitt Co. 
M: Irene MORRIS, b. Pitt Co. 

Charles Wooten RUSSELL, b. May 10, 1856 Craven Co., d. Feb. 13, 1934 Craven Co 
F: R. A. RUSSELL, b. Pitt Co. 
M: Betty WOOTEN 

William M. THOMAS, b. Aug. 29, 1856 in New Bern, NC, d. May 19, 1933 Craven Co 
F: Frank THOMAS, b. Craven Co. 
M: Margaret DUDLEY, b. Pitt Co. 

Mary Norwood WILLIAMS (md. E. M. Williams) b. Dec. 28, 1844 Craven Co., d. Aug. 6, 1933 Craven Co 
F: Bryan GARDNER, b. Pitt Co. 
M: Caroline NELSON, b. Craven Co. 



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Mrs. Ellender MORRIS (md. W. H. MORRIS) b. ca. 1868 Vanceboro, NC, d. Dec. 21, 1933 Craven Co 

F: Ezakeous FILLINGAME 

M: 



Selina WILLIS (md. J. J. WILLIS) b. Nov. 15, 1853 Vanceboro, NC, d. Jan. 27, 1934 Craven Co. 
F: William BREWER, b. Greene Co., NC 
M: Selina ROUNTREE, b. Pitt Co. 
Informant: Elsie BREWER, Vanceboro, NC 

Frank KINSAUL, age 70/7/13, of Ernul, NC; b. Craven Co., d. Jan. 14, 1934 Craven Co. 
F: C. W. KINSAUL, b. Trenton, NC 
M: Rachel Ann , b. Epworth, NC 

George Washington WILSON (md. Lena BUCK) age 74; b. b. Pitt Co., d. Aug. 10, 1935 Craven Co 
F: Nash WILSON, b. Pitt Co. 
M: Jullila WILSON 

Buried in Langley Cemetery. Informant: Lawrence WILSON, of near Vanceboro, NC. 

Daniel Webster BEDDARD (wife Hettie May ) b. Feb. 15, 1879 b. Pitt Co., d. Sept. 16 1935 

F: Oliver BEDDARD, b. Pitt Co. 

Worked as a logger in Dover, NC. Buried Bethany. Informant: Lewis BEDDARD. 

William BROWN, age 80/10/20; b. Pitt Co., d. July 20, 1935 Craven Co. 

F: 

M: Smitthy BROWN, b. Pitt Co. 

McDuff L AUGHIN GHOUSE (md. Nettie) age 59; b. Craven Co., d. Feb. 27, 1935 Craven Co.; carpenter 
F: John LAUGHINGHOUSE, b. Craven Co. 
M: Elizabeth GATLIN, b. Craven Co. 

David Sim LANCASTER, b. Jan. 29, 1866 Craven Co., d. Feb. 26, 1935 Twsp. #1, Craven Co 
F: Jesse LANCASTER, b. b. Craven Co. 
M: Ester ADAMS, b. Pitt Co. 

Mrs. William H. BURNEY, age 59; b. Craven Co., d. June 13, 1935 Craven Co 

F: W. C. BUTLER, b. Craven Co. 

M: Julia Dudley BURNEY, b. Craven Co. 

Mrs. Melissa SMITH, b. March 16, 1865 Ayden, NC, d. April 12, 1935 Craven Co. 

F: 

M: Elizabeth JOYNER 

Mrs. Sophia D. MANNING, b. Feb. 19, 1899 Craven Co., d. Jan. 1, 1935 Craven Co 

F: H. C. MCKEEL, b. Pitt Co. 

M: Maud E. MOORE, b. Craven Co. 

Mary C. BREWER, b. Nov. 22, 1846, d. Oct. 22, 1935 Craven Co. 
F: James EWELL, b. Craven Co. 
M: Ann EWELL, b. Craven Co. 

Raymond HARRIS (wife Eliza) b. Oct. 1869 Pitt Co., d. Nov. 8, 1935 Craven Co.; boat carpenter 

F: Whitemore HARRIS, b. Scotland 

M: Caroline WALKER, b. Greenville, NC 

Buried at Atlantic, NC 



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Christopher C. DUNN, b. April 25, 1856 Lenoir Co., d. Dec. 26, 1934 Craven Co. 
F: Columbus DUNN, b. Lenoir Co. 
M: Susan KILPATRICK, b. Lenoir Co. 

Mrs. Sallie TRIPP (md. L. W. TRIPP) age 45/4/29; b. Craven Co., d. Jan. 1 1, 1936 Craven Co 
F: Noah ANDERSON, b. Craven Co. 
M: Elizabeth SMITH, b. Pitt Co. 

Horace B. IVES, b. July 20, 1888 Grifton, NC, d. Dec. 14, 1936 Craven Co 

F: B. H. IVES, b. NC 

M: Jennie SWAN, b. Pamlico Co. 

David Ashley MOORE, b. Dec. 24, 1869 Pitt Co., d. Jan. 23, 1936 Craven Co 

F: Sam MOORE, b. Pitt Co. 

M: Nancy WARD, b. Pitt Co. 

Informant: Mrs. L. E. Warrington of New Bern, NC 

Edward S. Laughinghouse, b. May 25, 1883 Pitt Co., d. Aug. 23, 1938 Craven Co.; dairy farmer 
F: W. J. LAUGHINGHOUSE, b. Pitt Co. 
M: Clara PUGH, b. Pitt Co. 

William Arden NOBLES (wife Emma) b. Nov. 22, 1865 Pitt Co., d April 28 1940 
F: William R. NOBLES, b. Pitt Co. 
M: Elizabeth DAIL, b. Pitt Co. 

Thomas Claudius COX (wife Malissie) b. July 5, 1879 Pitt Co d May 31 1941 

F: Lafayette COX, b. Pitt Co. 

M: Bettie HARPER, b. Greene Co. 

William Ashley FULFORD (md. Sarah Jane OUTLAW) b. Feb. 23, 1873 Pitt Co d Sent 20 1941 
F: William B. FULFORD, b. Pitt Co. ' 
M: Smithie Ann BRILEY? (Bailey?) b. NC 

Laura Louvenia BASNIGHT (md. W. R. BASNIGHT) b. Nov. 26, 1875 Pamlico Co., d. Sept 14 1941 
F: Dennis MOORE, b. Pitt Co. 
M: Victoria LANGLEY, b. Pitt Co. 

Mary Eliza POPE, b. Dec. 13, 1861 in Pitt Co., d. Feb. 14, 1941 in Craven Co.; buried Cedar Grove 
F: Samuel D. POPE, b. Pitt Co. 
M: Fannie ROUNTREE, b. Pitt Co. 

Mary E. STOKES (md. L. C. STOKES) b. Mar. 1 1, 1888 Pitt Co., d. Jan. 19 1941 
F: James STOKES, b. Pitt Co. 
M: Mary , b. Pitt Co. 

Israel E. STOCKS, b. Feb. 16, 1872 Pitt Co., d. Nov. 1, 1942; buried Ayden, NC 
F: Moses STOCKS, b. Pitt Co. 
M: Mary SMITH, b. Pitt Co. 

Shade BLAND, b. May 22, 1887 Pitt Co., d. Sept. 6, 1942 Craven Co 

F: J. C. BLAND, b. Pitt Co. 

M: Elizabeth CANNON, b. Pitt Co. 

Warren R. SUMMERELL (md. Stella HUFF) b. Dec. 3, 1881 Pitt Co., d. May 29, 1942 Craven Co 
F: William Henry SUMMERELL, b. Pitt Co 
M: Rachel FORREST, b. Pitt Co. 



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Sermons Family Marriages 

From the marriage index located in the Register of Deeds Office, Pitt County Courthouse, Greenville, NC. This 
collection lists all the white entries through 1900. Transcribed and contributed by Elizabeth Ross. 



Arnold, Louis M. (23) ng 
Surmons, Lottie A. (22) ng 

May 17, 1873. Contentnea. T. N. Manning, Min. 

John Jones, Frank Hart, Matthew Kittrell 

Dail, Offa (23) Theo. Dail & Nancy 
Sermons, Julia F. (25) Matthew Sermons & Eminza 

Aug. 28, 1887. Contentnea. John Branch, Min. 

D. N. Branch, J. B. McGowns, J. G. Griffin 

Evans, William F. (3 1) John Evans & Letitia 
Sermons, Annie M. (25) Matthew Sermons & Emniza 

Aug. 18, 1880. Greenville twsp. John B. Worsley, JP 
Augustus Forbes, Noah Forbes, S. R. Evans 

McGowan, Guilford (22) McD. McGowan & Quillie 
Sermonds, Lucy (18) W. J. Sermons & Adelaide 

Dec. 19, 1900. Greenville twsp. C. L. Llittle, MG 

J. W. Vincent, A. Worthington, Jr. 

Martin, James George Martin & Elsy 

Sermons, Mary E. Mathew Sermons & Emeliza 

Mar. 25, 1869. Greenville twsp. O. P. Humber, Min. 

Nobles, Blount (37) Thomas Nobles & Sarah 
Sermons, Emely (33) Elias Sermons & Eliza 

Nov. 15, 1884. Contentnea. Fred McGlowhorn, Min. 

J. W. Blount, G. B. Braxton, J. R Hart 

Nobles, Joshua (20) Thomas Nobles & Sarah 
Sermons, Louisa ( 1 6) Eli Sermons & Eliza 

Dec. 29, 1875. Contentnea. T. N. Manning, Min. 

F. Tucker, Jno. Jones, W. Cannon 

Savage, Edwrd (22) Thos. Savage & Patience 
Sermons, Lovie (18) Wm. Sermons & Adlaide 
Dec. 7, 1898. Greenville twsp. C. L. Little 
M. D. McGowan, Offa Dail, S. C. Savage 

Surmans, William (22) Matthew Surmans & Emeliza 
Tyson, Adelaide ( 1 9) Cornelius Tyson & Lydia 

Dec. 21, 1876. Greenville twsp. C. C. Bland, Min. 

Amos Kinsauls, Frank Bell, James Bell 

Sermans, William (24) Eli Sermons & Eliza 
Skinner, Lavenia (22) Herring Skinner & Elvy 

Dec. 24, 1879. Contentnea. T. N. Manning, Min. 

Gustavus Braxton, John R. Hart, J. T. Williams, Jr. 



Key to Format: 

Groom (age) Groom's Father & Mother 
Bride (age) Bride's Father & Mother 
Date of marriage. Township. Performing official. 
Witnesses 



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Bible Records 



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John Briley Bible Record 

The bible of John Briley, of Anson County, NC was published by Sir D. H. Blair and J. Bruce, Printers to the 
King, Edinburg, 1800. It was last seen in the Briley family of Wadesboro, NC in the 1960's. A typed 
transcription of the bible contributed to PCFR by June McCann. 

BIRTHS 

Ruth Briley daughter of John Briley and Hason his wife was born August the 3 1 day in the year of our Lord 
1801 

George Briley son of Ditto was born December day 1802 

Polly Briley daughter of was born March the 1st day 1 804 

William K. Briley son of ditto was bora September the 24 day 1806 
Samuel Briley son of John Briley Naome his wife was born 15 day July 1808 
Nehemiah Briley son of Ditto was born September 22 day 1812 
Jemina Briley Daughter of Ditto was bom December 17th 1819. 
Angaline Fort daughter of Elias Fort was born the 31st of May 1824 
Ditto Elmiah Fort was born the 15th of October 1826 

Neome Elizabeth Fort daughter of Elias Fort and Polly his wife was born July the 8 AD 1829 

Berry Grove Fort son of Elias Fort and Polly his wife was born April the 20th 1832 

John Macpherson Briley son of George W. Briley and Sarah his wife was born the 4th day of May 1827 

Mary Jane daughter of ditto was bora the 1 8th of October 1 828 

Andrew J. Briley was born June 30 in the year of our Lord 1830 

Samuel H. Briley son of George W. Briley and Sarah his wife was bora June the 6, 1839 



John Kittrell Bible Record 

The bible of John Kittrell was published by the American Bible Society, New York, 1846. This record was 
found in Washington County, Ga. Bible Records; microfilm 182 box 62, Ga. State Archives, Morrow, Ga. 
Contributed by Roger Kammerer. 

MARRIAGES 

John & Winfred C. Kittrell was married April 7 th 1842 
Jas Brown & Mary Ann Kittrell was mareaed April 5 1859 
T. C. Warthen and Susan W. Kittrell was married December 1 1 th 18,60 
StanlyKittrll and Anna Matthews was married Mach 23 1 8,69 

BIRTHS 

Mary Ann Kittrell was born November 29 th 184 [scratched through] 

Standly Kittrell was born June 29 th 1 846 
Susan Kittrell was born november 24, 1847 
Elizebeth Kittrell was born 7 th September 1849 
Martha Kittrell was born on the 5 th of September 1 85 1 
Augustus Kittrell was born on the 8 th of April 1853 
John Osker Kittrell was bora on the 2th of August. 1855. 
Winfred Davis dauter of John Davis was born — July— 1825 
George an Kittrell was born December 22n 1 856 

DEATHS 

Hanah Kittrell wife of Noah Kittrell died June the 4 th 1847 

Noah Kittrell died September the 30 th 1853 born March 8 th 1888 [means 1788?] 



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Augustus Kittrell died on the morning of January 10 th 1856 son of John & Winfred C. Kittrell 
John Osker Kittrell Died January 10 th 1857 sone of John & Winfred Kittrell 
John Kittrell died July the 29-- 1861 

Georgia W. Kittrell died August the 1 1 — 1864 e avinin g at 5 oclock 
Martha D. Kittrell died February. 13. 1867 

James G. Brown, Husband of Mary A. Brown died November 5 th , 1884 in the evening half past 7 Oclock 
Rev. George Joyner Bible Record 

The bible of Rev. George Joyner was published by J. R. Jones, 1872. Scanned images of the bible were 
contributed to the Quarterly by Laura Renard. 

[Frontpiece] 

This Certifies that the Rite of Holy Matrimony was celebrated between George Joyner of Pitt County and 
Louisa A Blount of Washington on the 22 nd Dec. 1857 at Washington by Edwin Geer, Presbyter of the 
Episcopal Church 
Witness J. L. Mooring 
Witness J. M. Blount 

MARRIAGES 

George Joyner was married Louisa A Blount on the 22 nd December AD 1 857. 
BIRTHS 

George Joyner, Born Oct 15 th 1823. 
Louisa A Blount, Born 
Delia L Joyner, Born Oct. 8 th 1858. 
George Joyner, Jr. Born Jan. 21 st , 1860. 
John Joyner Born May 3 rd 1861. 
Ashby Joyner, Bora Dec. 29 th 1862. 
Thomas C Joyner, Born Nov. 3 rd 1865. 
Martha B. Joyner, Born Sept. 1 st 1867. 
Louisa Anna Joyner, Born Nov. 4 th 1869. 
James M. P. Joyner, Born April 10 th 1872. 

DEATHS 

George Joyner Died Sept 25-1885 
Louisa A Joyner Died Sept. 1898 
Delia A Joyner, Died, Sept. 1 1th 1877. 
Martha B Joyner, Died, Aug. 26 th 1883. 
John Joyner, Died, Dec. 3 rd 1883. 
Thomas C Joyner Died Sept 1889 
George H Joyner Died April 28-1923 
T A Joyner Died May 1 st 1930 
James M P Joyner- Died March 15, 1936 
Dr. Louisa Anna Joyner- Died 1939 



Benjamin Forbes Bible Record 

This record was taken from the bible of Joseph D. Forbes. The bible was published by the American Bible 
Society, New York, 1879. This record was taken from photocopies of the record found in the Forbes file 
Georgia State Archives, Morrow, Ga. According to information with this bible record... "Benjamin Forbes and 
his wife, Nancy Rebecca Cox, lived in Washington Co., Ga. Benjamin Forbes was killed during the Civil War 
m Virginia. His friend, Tom Braswell, brought his body home to Washington County, Ga. Later Tom Braswell 



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married Nancy Rebecca Forbes. Benjamin's son, Joseph Dixon Forbes married Mary Frances Calhoun of 
Jefferson County, near Wadley, Ga." Contributed by Roger Kammerer. 

BIRTHS 

Benjamin Forbes Was born Sept the 30 th 1823 

Rebecca. A. S. Forbes Was born April the 10 th 1830 

Robert. H. Forbes Was born Sept the 24 th 1846 

Joseph D Forbes Was born January the 31 st . 1849 

Eliza. A. Forbes Was born May the 12 th 1 85 1 

Nancy. P. Forbes Was bora October the 19 th 1853 

William. B. Forbes Was born January the 25 th 1858 

Martha. L. E. Braswell Was born Sept the 8 th 1864 

Mary. E. Braswell Was born August the 20 th 1865 

Mary. T. Forbes Was born Sept the 9 th 1848 

Colee. M. Forbes Was born (Maggie) March the 22 nd 1871 

Eller. L. W. Forbes Was born January the 4 th 1873 

Thomas. B. Forbes Was born May the 28 th 1875 

William. T. Forbes Was born June the 1 st 1877 

Edward. D. Forbes Was born May the 12 th 1879 

James. H. Forbes Was born December the 13 th 1881 

Jetherel. C. Forbes Was born February the 4 th 1884 

Luther. R. G. Forbes Was born June the 19 th 1886 

Velma Taletha Forbes Was born April 30, 1888. living June 1881 

Maurice D Forbes Was born June=30=l 892 

DEATHS 

Benjamin Forbes Died March the 1 1 th 1 860 
Thomas. B. Forbes Died October the =12=1877 
Jetherel. C. Forbes Died October the 10 th 1887 
Luther. R. G. Forbes Died October the 8 th 1888 
Rebecca A. S. Forbes, Died Dec. 1878 

Mary Frances Forbes wife of J D Forbes died October 28 th 1932 

E. D. Forbes died May 1 1 th 1933 

Joseph D. Forbes died Jan. 23. 1941 

Ella Forbes Hartley died May 2 1956 

Maggie Forbes Cox— Died Nov. 12 1966 

William Timothy— died Dec. 12, 1960 

James H. Forbes died 1969 

Maurice D. Forbes died 1969 

Velma Taletha living June 16, 1981 

McGilbrey Bullock Bible Record 

This record was taken from the bible of McGilbrey Bullock. The bible was copyrighted in 1881, publisher 
unknown. This bible was given by McGilbrey Bullock to his wife, Henrietta Huff Bullock, as a present in 
1884. The bible fell to Seymour Bullock, then to Nannie Bullock Coburn (Mrs. Archie Vernon Coburn) in 
Sept. 1966. The bible is now owned by their daughter, Alice Coburn of Bethel, NC, who contributed this 
record to the Quarterly. 

[Frontpiece] 

This Certifies that M G Bullock and W. H. Hoff were united by me in the Holy Bonds of Matrimony at 3 
o'clock P.M. on the 22 day of September in the year of our Lord 1 880 
In Presence Of James H. Bryan married by 
Signed S. L. Warde B.F.Bryan 



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MARRIAGES 

Eula Lee Manning and R S? Bullock was married Nov. 17. 1901. at 4 PM 
William R Bullock and Zora Whitehurst was married Dec 21th 1902 at 10 dock am 
Rosalie Bullock and John A Hutson was maried march th 1 1905 at 4 pm 

BIRTHS 

Mack. G. Bullock Was Borned July the 7 th . 1856 

William Henrietta Bullock was Borned January the 12 th 18.62. 

William Riley Bullock was Borned July the 7 th . 18.81. 

Robbert Cymore Bullock Was Borned September the 18 th . 18.83. 

Rosalie Bullock was Bornd July the 17 th 1887 

[TORN] the 4 18.91 

John Gerald Hudson was born Nov. 18 th . 1905. 
Hilda Hudson was born Jan 16 th . 1908 
John A. Hudson was bora July 7, 1875 

MEMORANDA 

Hettie L Whithurst died Feb 22 1922 

the residence of M G Bullocks House was burned down nov th 9 1893 

Robbert lee Bullock Borned July 16-1905 

Eula Ward Bullock was borned Jan 19-1907 

Mildred C Bullock Borned Aug 17 1910 she died Nov ? 6 1911. 

Store and residence of M. G. Bullock was burned Oct 6 th 1917 

Mary A Carson Died Nov 21 PM 1918 

Harrett L Bryan was borned 13 of Jul 1845 

F J H P Bryan died Sept 5, 1922 

M. G. Bullock died Jan. 7 th 1927—1 P.M. 

Eula was a Page Died June 14 th 1927 at State Hospital 

Henrietta Bullock died Sept. 4 th 1935 at 9 p.m. 

DEATHS 

William A. Hoff was Borned August the 26 1836. He Dyed November 10 th 18.63 

Mary E. [A written over the top of it] Hoff his wife was Borned May 31 st 18.33 

Prissilla Bryan the wife of James Bryan Died Jannary the 9 1894 

Mary A. Bassett was Borned Dec 23 1837 

James Bryan the Husband of Prissilla Bryant Died Nov. 21 1895 

Zora Bullock wife of W. R. Bullock died Dec. 9 th at 5 a.m. 1909 

Eula Bullock wife of R. S. Bullock died Aug 21 st 191 1 at 6 a.m. Kings Die Hospital 



George W. Edmondson Bible Record 

This record was taken from the bible of George W. Edmondson. The bible, which is in a bad condition, was 
published by B. F. Johnson & Co., Richmond, Va. [date?]. Scotch tape was put on the family pages many years 
ago, which has yellowed and darkened and makes it hard to read the information. The bible is now owned by 
Alice Coburn of Bethel, NC, who contributed this record to the Quarterly. 

[Frontpiece] 

This is to Certify that George W. Edmondson and Mary L. Edmondson were united by me in the Bonds of 
Holy Matrimony at John W. Nelson on the 30the day of August in the year of our Lord 1877 in the Presence 
of our friends 

MARRIAGES 

G. W. Edmondson son of James and Rilla Edmondson and Nannie E. Edmondson daughter of John and Bertie 
Nelson was married Nov. 13the 1890 

S. S. Moore son of Samuel and Nancy Moore and Beulah Moor daughter of George and Mollie Edmondson 
was married Jan. 20 1887. [1897?] 



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J. F. Carson son of Thomas and Jane Carson and Lizzie Carson daughter of George and Mollie was married 
W. W. Taylor son of Bert and Martha Taylor and Pearlie Taylor daughter of George and Mollie was married 
Oct. 28, 1903 

W. O. Grimes son of Thomas and Martha Grimes and Verna Grimes daughter of George and Mollie 
Edmondson was married Nov. 7. 1906 

BIRTHS 

G. W. Edmondson was borned May 5the 1867? 
Mary Edmondson was borned Sept 18the 1866? 
Nannie E. Edmondson was borned Dec 27the 1867 
Beulah M. Edmondson was borned June 9the 1873 

R ? Edmondson was borned 1 880 

Pearlie S. Edmondson was borned Sept 19the 1883 
Verna E. Edmondson was borned April 5the 1887 
Mollie E. Edmondson was borned Nov. lthe 1891 
Lillian E. Edmondson was borned June 1 lthe 1895 
Nannie Clyde Edmondson was borned July 16the 1900? 

W. R. Bullock ? March AD ? son of M. G. and Henretter Bullock and Pearlie Bullock 

daughter of George and Nannie Edmondson was married 

W. J. Barnhill Son of W E and Effie Barnhill and Lillian Edmondson were married Oct 28 th 1923 
DEATHS 

? Edmondson, wife of G. W. Edmondson died April 24 th 1889. 

Her baby boy borned Feb. 2 lthe. 1889. died April 2the 1889. 
Samuel Sylvester Moore the hus born ed of Beulah Moore died Dec. 23. 1902 
Nannie E. Edmondson wife of G. W. Edmondson died March 26 1913 
G. W. Edmondson died on Tuesday Jan. 1 1, 1921 

R Bullock son of M. G. Bullock and Henretter And Mollie G. W. Edmondson daughter of G. W. Edmondson 
and Nannie G. W. Edmondson. Was married. Aug. 18-1910. 

T. L. (Roy) Craft and N. Clyde G. W. Edmonson, daughter of G. W. and Nannie Nelson G. W. Edmonson 
were married Sept. 28, 1 92 1 . 

Hubert L. Johnson, son of Mr. & Mrs. T. T. Johnson, Norfolk, Va. and Mary F. Barnhill, daughter of Mr. & 
Mrs. W. J. Barnhill, Portsmouth, Va., were married August 13, 1942— South Mills, North Carolina. 
Hubert Lawrence Johnson, Jr. was born November 7? 1945 St. Vincents Hospital, Norfolk, Virginia. The baby 
is the grand-son of Mr. & Mrs. Jesse Barnhill. 

Sheryl Frances Johnson, was born Jan 26-1947 in De Paul Hospital Norfolk Va. Sheryl Frances is the Grand 
daughter of Mr. & Mrs. W. J. Barnhill. 



Civil War Veterans Meet, 1897 

Eastern Reflector, JUNE 2, 1897 

A called meeting of Bryan Grimes Camp of Pitt county Confederate Veterans was held at college grounds. 
May 29, 1897, Commander E. A. MOYE, presiding. After roll call the following resolution was unanimously 
adopted: That the time for our annual meeting be on the last Thursday in July of each year; and that the 
college grounds be the place of meeting until further notice. 

On motion a hearty vote of thanks was tendered the King's Weekly, Daily Reflector and Greenville 
Enterprise for their kindness in gratuitously publishing call for this meeting. No other business appearing the 
crowd was entertained by Pig FORBES and John PARKER, of Company H, 7 th Cavalry, who told of then- 
many hair breadth escapes from the Yankee Cavalry, and in the very midst of their hilarity, that noble old 
soldier and chief of the dinner committee, Ruel WILLOUGHB Y, called the old vets to dinner which was very 
much enjoyed by all. After dinner they adjourned to meet again at the college grounds, July 29, 1 897. 

E. A. MOYE, Commander. 
B. F. SUGG, Secretary. 



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Queries 



I am searching for more information on William Riley BULLOCK of Bethel, NC, b. July 7, 1881, d. Dec. 22, 
1958. He married first on Dec. 21, 1902 to Delia Zora WfflTEHURST and married second on Aug. 18, 1910 
to Mollie Elma Edmondson. Does anyone have any land records or probate records on him? 
— Kimberly BULLOCK; 650 Walker Road, Wayne, PA 19087-1420 
E-mail: kimberlybullock@gmail.com 

I am looking for the parents of Nancy Davis BALLARD (b. 1818-d. 1882), wife of William R. HYMAN. 
—Ola GURNEY; 4812 Sullivan Blvd., Virginia Beach, VA 23455-5804 (757) 497-8218 
E-mail: graypom@cox.net 

I am looking for information on the life and family of John FORBES, died ca. 1750, Deputy Surveyor for the 
Colony of North Carolina. He acquired and was granted land in present day Pitt County along the Tar River. 
Some land transactions refer to his Will, but no recorded Will has been found. 
-Bob FORBES; 8023 Newtown Road, Waxhaw, NC 28173-9398 
E-mail: bforbes@carolina.rr.com 

Who are the HANCOCKS mentioned in the CANNON Bible record with Sarah CANNON'S application for a 
widow's pension filed in December 1853 in Henderson Co., KY? This pension abstract is found in PCGQ, Vol. 
1, No. 1, Winter 1994, page 16..."William E. HANCOCK son of Scarlett HANCOCK and son of E. P. 
HANCOCK was born Oct. 7 th 1820." Are they related to the NC HANCOCKS? Hardy HANCOCK, b. Apr. 
21, 1768, was the oldest son of Rev. James HANCOCK and his wife, Elizabeth HARDEE Hardy HANCOCK 
married an unknown BURNEY. Hardy HANCOCK was appointed attorney for Simon BURNEY'S estate in 
Greene Co., Ga. He represented Simon BURNEY, Hugh PUGH and Furna CANNON. Are there two 
Hardy/Hardee HANCOCKS? 

--Carol L. Cannon TUTTLE; 5186 S. Williams Drive, Greenwood Village, CO 80121 (303) 806-9462 
E-mail: clctuttle@hotmail.com 

I am searching for the parents and ancestry of Lewellin LITTLE, who married first to Mary OLIVER and 
secondly to Elizabeth STARLING. His children were: Julian, Patience Ann, Haywood, Churchwell, Gaston, 
James, Edmond, Louise, Wiley and Sidney LEWELLIN, b. ca. 1820. 
—Victoria LAWLING; 2829 Woodsdale Rd., Glenwood, MD 21738-9647 
E-mail: edieanne@ec.rr.com 

I am seeking a photograph or illustration of the home of Revolutionary war soldier, Dr. Robert WILLIAMS 
(1758-1840). The home has long been demolished and was located at 3590 King's Crossroads, Falkland, NC. 
—Laura F. RENARD; 4305 David Street, Durham, NC 27704(919)477-1379 
E-mail: ncfoxx2@verizon.net 

I am looking for the information on the family of Vesta NOBLES (b. 1819-d. 1887) wife of Samuel MOORE. 
—Ola GURNEY; 4812 Sullivan Blvd., Virginia Beach, VA 23455-5804 (757) 497-8218 
E-mail: gravpom@cox.net 

Is there any information on Henry W. MARTIN, Sr. (b. ca. 1814 in Pitt County?) I think he was married to 
Piety TAYLOR (b. ca. 1814). His son was Fernando Cisero Martin (1850-1930) of Pitt County. 
—Marguerite MARTIN; 1 15 Elizabeth Dr., Manteo, NC 27954 
E-mail: mb.martin@ earth1ink.net 



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INDEX 



Abrams, Alfred 14 

Adams, David 16 

Adams, Ester 21 

Adams, James Thomas ... 19 

Adams, Jennett 19 

Adams, Louisa 15 

Adams, Noah 7, 10 

Adams, Oliver Raymond 19 

Adams, R. H 12 

Adams, Thomas B 14 

Albert, Nancy 1 1 

Albritton, B. G 13, 16 

Aldridge, L. H 12 

Allen, LydiaE 19 

Allen, Zachariah 16 

Anderson, Noah 22 

Andrews, George 13 

Arnold, Louis M 23 

Arnold, Mary 6, 10 

Atkinson, Benjamin 19 

Atkinson, D. F 19 

Averett, John 14 

Avery, Mary 6 

Baker, Traves 15 

Baker, William 15 

Ballard, Joseph L 16 

Ballard, Nancy Davis 29 

Barnhill, Jesse 28 

Barnhill, Kinchen 4 

Barnhill, Luther 4 

Barnhill, Mary F 28 

Barnhill, Telitha 4 

Barnhill, W. E 28 

Barnhill, W. J 28 

Barrett, Josiah 16 

Barrett, Wm. A 14 

Barrett, Wm 16 

Barrington, W. R 20 

Basnight, W. R 22 

Bassett, Mary A 27 

Bates, Eliza J 9 

Bates, Luke 9 

Bates, Susan 10 

Beardsley, L. P 11, 12, 16 

Beardsley, L. P 16 

Beddard, Daniel Webster 21 

Beddard, Oliver 21 

Belcher, Benj 16 

Belcher, George 12 

Belcher, Sherrod 12 

Bell, Frank 23 

Bell, James 23 



Bell, Sarah L 14 

Bell, Spencer 15 

Bernard, Germain 13, 15 

Bernard, William 15 

Bernard, Wm. A 12, 13 

Blackwell, Jacob A 2 

Bland, C. C 7, 9 

Bland, J. C 22 

Bland, Shade 22 

Bland, Theophilus 11, 12 

Blount, Benj 3 

Blount, E. J 11, 12 

Blount, Elias J 14 

Blount, J. M 25 

Blount, J. W 23 

Blount, Louisa A 25 

Bowers, Samuel 14 

Boyd, Emily 10 

Boyd, Mary E 7 

Boyd, Nancy 5, 6 

Boyd, Sally 6, 10 

Boyd, Samuel 6, 7 

Boyd, William 15 

Braddy, Joseph 12 

Braddy, R 14 

Braddy, Samuel 14 

Branch, D. N 23 

Branch, John 23 

Brann, Penina 20 

Braswell, Martha L. E 26 

Braswell, Mary E 26 

Braswell, Tom 25 

Braxton, Felix 15 

Braxton, G. B 23 

Brewer, Elsie 21 

Brewer, Mary C 21 

Brewer, Reuben 15 

Brewer, Selina 21 

Brewer, William 21 

Briley, Andrew J 24 

Briley, AnnE 16 

Briley, Benjamin 16 

Briley, George W 24 

Briley, George 24 

Briley, Jemina 24 

Briley, John Macpherson.24 

Briley, John S 7 

Briley, John 24 

Briley, Marcellus 14 

Briley, Naomi 24 

Briley, Nehemiah 24 

Briley, Polly 24 



Briley, Ruth 24 

Briley, Samuel H 24 

Briley, Samuel 24 

Briley, Smithie Ann 22 

Briley, William K 24 

Brinkley, Alexander 5 

Brinson, John S 7 

Brooks, Mency 5 

Brown, James G 25 

Brown, James 24 

Brown, Mary A 25 

Brown, Smithy 21 

Brown, W. B. M 1 1 

Brown, William 21 

Brown, Willie 11, 13 

Brown, Wyatt M 11 

Bryan, B. F 26 

Bryan, E. A 14 

Bryan, F. J. H. P 27 

Bryan, Harriet L 27 

Bryan, James 27 

Bryan, Priscilla 27 

Bryant, Gen 1, 2 

Buck, Betty 8 

Buck, CM 9 

Buck, Lena 21 

Buck, Marshall, Mrs 17 

Buck, Mary 5, 20 

Buck, N. A 8 

Buck, Nancy 5, 7, 10 

Buck, Noah 5, 6, 7 

Buck, Siddy 9 

Buck, Thomas 20 

Buck, Wilford 20 

Bullock, Eula Ward 27 

Bullock, Henrietta 27 

Bullock, James J 14 

Bullock, Kimberly 29 

Bullock, LacyD 15 

Bullock, McGilbrey 26, 27, 28 

Bullock, Mildred C 27 

Bullock, R. S 27 

Bullock, R 28 

Bullock, Robert Cymore.27 

Bullock, Robert Lee 27 

Bullock, Rosalie 27 

Bullock, Seymour 26 

Bullock, W.R 28 

Bullock, William Riley. .. 27, 29 

Burney, Miss 29 

Burney, Lewis 12 

Burney, Simon 29 



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Burney, William H 21 

Butler, W. C 21 

Bynum, Fannie 19 

Bynum, Richard A 14 

Calhoun, Mary Frances... 26 

Cannon, Caleb 11, 12, 14 

Cannon, Capt 1 

Cannon, Elizabeth 22 

Cannon, Furna 29 

Cannon, Lewis W 14 

Cannon, Sarah 29 

Cannon, W 23 

Carney, A. B 14 

Carson, J. F 28 

Carson, Lizzie 28 

Carson, Mary A 27 

Carson, Thomas 28 

Caton, N. G 20 

Cherry, J. J 16 

Cherry, J. L 16 

Cherry, Lewis 17 

Cherry, Ormon 4 

Cherry, Quinton, Mrs 18 

Cherry, T. R 13 

Clark, Edward 3 

Clark, Jas. L 16 

Clark, Jas. S 16 

Clark, Jesse 14 

Clark, John, Mrs 18 

Clark, W. H 14 

Clark, William 5 

Cobb, James W 20 

Cobb, Kinchen 20 

Coburn, Alice 26 

Coburn, Archie Vernon... 26 
Coburn, Nannie Bullock . 26 

Coburn, Rev. Jim 17 

Coleman, Thomas 3 

Congleton, James R 14 

Congleton, Simon L 14 

Cooper, Don 4 

Corbett, William 15 

Corbitt, Allen 15 

Corbitt, Annis L 8, 10 

Corbitt, Catherine M 7 

Corbitt, George M 8, 9, 10 

Corbitt, James M...... 7, 8 

Corbitt, James S 8, 9, 10 

Corbitt, Mary V 9, 10 

Corbitt, Samuel 5, 6 

Corbitt, Walter 16 

Corbitt, William S 7 

Corry, J. E 15 

Cosby, Dabney 13 

Cox, Archibald 13 

Cox, Bryant 1 1 



Cox, Henry 15 

Cox, Lafayette 22 

Cox, Maggie Forbes 26 

Cox, Mary 20 

Cox, Rebecca 25 

Cox, Thomas Claudius ....22 

Craft, T. L 28 

Crawford, J. F 20 

Crawford, William H 20 

Crisp, Benj. F 11 

Dail, Elizabeth 22 

Dail, Offa 23 

Dail, Theophilus 23 

Daniel, Edmund 5 

Daniel, John S 12 

Daniel, Sidney 12, 13, 16 

Daniels, Mary, Mrs 19 

Daniels, ThadF 19 

Davenport, Charles 4, 13 

Davenport, Ed 18 

Davenport, George 4 

Davenport, James S 4 

Davenport, John 4 

Davenport, Theophilus.... 4 

Davis, Brisco 3 

Davis, John 24 

Davis, Lawson 3 

Dawson, Levi 15 

Dawson, Richard 15 

Drake, James P 3 

Drysdale, Robert H 15 

Dudley, Julia 21 

Dudley, Margaret 20 

Dunn, Christopher C 22 

Dunn, Columbus 22 

Edmondson, George W. ..27, 28 

Edmondson, James 27 

Edmondson, Kinchen 12 

Edmondson, Lillian E 28 

Edmondson, Mary L 27, 28 

Edmondson, Nannie C 28 

Edmondson, Nannie E 27, 28 

Edmondson, Thomas 12 

Edmondson, Verna E 28 

Edwards, Ada 9, 10 

Edwards, Allen 15 

Edwards, Annete 6 

Edwards, Arnet 6 

Edwards, Asa 6 

Edwards, Bitha 6 

Edwards, Fanny 6 

Edwards, Janey 6 

Edwards, Jep 10 

Edwards, Nancy 20 

Edwards, Sally 5, 6, 

Edwards, Sarah A 9, 10 



Edwards, Silas 5, 6, 7 

Edwards, Susannah 6 

Edwards, Thomas H 15 

Edwards, W. T 9 

Elks, Fillis 5 

Elks, Nancy 10 

Elks, Samuel 14 

Elks, Silas 5 

Elks, Tarley 5, 6, 10 

Elks, W. A 15 

Evans, Alexander 2 

Evans, Calvin 17 

Evans, Cas 17 

Evans, Creacy 8 

Evans, Edmund 8 

Evans, John 15, 16, 23 

Evans, Letitia 23 

Evans, Lucretia 8 

Evans, S. R 23 

Evans, Shadrack 8, 9 

Ewell, Ann 21 

Ewell, J. T 19 

Ewell, James 21 

Ewell, Minnie M 19 

Ewell, R. M 11 

Faucette, Augusta 10 

Faulkner, Carmelia 12 

Fillingame, Ellender 21 

Fillingame, Ezekeous 21 

Fleming, Archibald 1 1 

Fleming, Joseph 10 

Forbes, Alfred 16 

Forbes, Augustus 23 

Forbes, Benjamin 25, 26 

Forbes, Bob 29 

Forbes, Colee M 26 

Forbes, Edward D 26 

Forbes, Eliza A 26 

Forbes, EllerL. W 26 

Forbes, James H 26 

Forbes, Jetherel C 26 

Forbes, John 29 

Forbes, Joseph D 25, 26 

Forbes, Joseph D 26 

Forbes, Joseph Dixon 26 

Forbes, Luther R. G 26 

Forbes, Mary Frances 26 

Forbes, Mary T 26 

Forbes, Maurice D 26 

Forbes, Nancy P 26 

Forbes, Nancy Rebecca... 26 

Forbes, Noah 23 

Forbes, Pig 28 

Forbes, Rebecca A. S 26 

Forbes, Robert H 26 

Forbes, Thomas B 26 



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Forbes, Velma Taletha....26 



Forbes, William B 26 

Forbes, William Timothy.26 

Foreman, R. R 16 

Foreman, W. J 16 

Forrest, Rachel 22 

Fort, Angaline 24 

Fort, Berry Grove 24 

Fort, Elmiah 24 

Fort, Naomi Elizabeth 24 

Former, George 1 

Foster, Robert C 1 

Fulford, William Ashley . 22 

Fulford, William B 22 

Gainer, Joseph 15 

Galloway, Martha 5, 6, 10 

Galloway, Sally 5 

Galloway, William 5 

Gardner, Bryan 20 

Gardner, Mary Norwood. 20 

Garris, Nahum 16 

Gaskins, Lovie Louise .... 19 

Gatlin, Elizabeth 21 

Gay, William M 11 

Gaylord, Gurusha 14 

Geer, Edwin, Rev 25 

Gladson, Elizabeth 8 

Gladson, Mary 5 

Gladson, Nancy 6, 7 

Glisson, Dalliel 11 

Godley, Elizabeth 19 

Gornto, J 5 

Griffin, J. G 23 

Griffin, James 6, 10 

Griffin, Josiah 2 

Griffin, Lanier 5 

Grimes, George M 15 

Grimes, Seley 6 

Grimes, Thomas 28 

Grimes, Verna 28 

Grimes, W. 28 

Grimmer, Jacob 1, 2 

Gurganus, Henry 14 

Gurganus, Willie 14 

Gurney, Ola 29 

Gwaltney, Amiriah 3 

Gwaltney, Ann 3 

Gwaltney, Benjamin 3 

Gwaltney, Betsey 3 

Gwaltney, Cynthia 3 

Gwaltney, Fanny 3 

Gwaltney, Harris 3 

Gwaltney, John 3 

Gwaltney, Thomas 3 

Haddock, Burton 14 

Haddock, Elizabeth 5, 8 



Haddock, Haul 8 

Haddock, Jemima 5 

Haddock, John 5 

Haddock, William 14 

Hancock, E. P 29 

Hancock, Hardy 29 

Hancock, James, Rev 29 

Hancock, Scarlett 29 

Hancock, William E 29 

Hanrahan, Walter 2 

Hardee, Elizabeth 29 

Hardee, Franklin 12 

Hardee, James 8 

Hardee, John 12 

Harper, , Miss 20 

Harper, Bettie 22 

Harrel, Lewis 18 

Harrington, Mr 5 

Harris, Edward 12 

Harris, Grey 14 

Harris, Henry 14 

Harris, Jordan 11, 16 

Harris, Raymond 21 

Harris, Sallie A 9 

Harris, Sallie 8 

Harris, Sydney 14 

Harris, Van, Mrs 17 

Harris, W. H 15 

Harris, Whitemore 21 

Harrison, Caleb 5 

Harrison, Elijah 5 

Harrison, Martha Ann 19 

Hart, Frank 23 

Hart, John R 23 

Hartley, Ella Forbes 26 

Hawkins, Jane 19 

Hearne, B. H 10 

Hines, John H 11 

Hodges, Jo 15 

Hodges, Mary L 19 

Hoell, Edward 16 

Hoff, Mary A 27 

Hoff, W. H 26 

Hoff, William A 27 

Hollo way, Vincent 15 

Hooker, Mr 3 

Hopkins, Henry A 13 

Hopkins, Van Buren 13 

Horn, J. R. 16 

Hudson, Hilda 27 

Hudson, J. H., Dr 17 

Hudson, John Allen 1 7, 27 

Hudson, John Gerald 27 

Hudson, L. A 17 

Hudson, Maggie A 17 

Hudson, W. A 17 



Huff, Stella 22 

Huff, Wm. Henrietta 26, 27 

Humber, O. P 23 

Hyman, David 10 

Hyman, William R 29 

Hysmith, James 15 

Ives, B. H 22 

Ives, Horace B 22 

Ives, Lewis 19 

Jackson, Augustus 14 

Jackson, Eliza 9, 10 

Jackson, Jesse Lillington. 5 

James, Eason 13, 14 

James, Marshal G 16 

James, Marshall G 13 

James, M 16 

Johnson, Charles R 15 

Johnson, George W 13 

Johnson, Hubert L 28 

Johnson, S. F 16 

Johnson, Sheryl Frances .28 

Johnson, T. T 28 

Johnston, Stephen F 11,13 

Jolly, Martha 16 

Jones, Archibald 7 

Jones, J. E 17 

Jones, JohnT 15 

Jones, John 23 

Jones, Robert 17 

Jones, Washington 16 

Jones, William M 7 

Jones, Willie 15 

Jordan, Emily E 1 1 

Jordan, Henry C 1 1 

Joyner, Amos 16 

Joyner, Ashby 25 

Joyner, Delia L 25 

Joyner, Elizabeth 21 

Joyner, Franklin 16 

Joyner, George H 25 

Joyner, George, Jr 25 

Joyner, George, Rev 25 

Joyner, Henry 12 

Joyner, James M. P 25 

Joyner, John 25 

Joyner, Louisa Anna, Dr. 25 

Joyner, Luther, Rev 17 

Joyner, Martha B 25 

Joyner, Mary 19 

Joyner, Noah 13 

Joyner, T. A 25 

Joyner, Thomas C 25 

Kammerer, Roger 1, 3, 1 1, 

19, 24, 26 

Kilpatrick, Susan 22 

King, Alley V 12 



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King, Brittain 


3 


Kinsaul, Amos 


23 


Kinsaul, C. W 


21 


Kinsaul, Frank 


21 


Kirkman, John A 


20 


Kirkman, John S 


20 


Kittrell, Augustus 


.24, 25 


Kittrell, Bill 


5 


Kittrell, George Ann 


24 


Kittrell, Georgia 


25 


Kittrell, Gussa 


12 


Kittrell, Hannah 


24 


Kittrell, John Oscar 


24, 25 


Kittrell, John 


12, 24, 25 


Kittrell, Martha D. 


25 


Kittrell, Mary Ann 


24 


Kittrell, Matthew 


12,23 


Kittrell, Noah 


24 


Kittrell, Stanley 


11,24 


Kittrell, Susan W. 


24 


Kittrell, Winefred 


12 


Kittrell, Winfred C 


. 24, 25 


Kittrell, Winfred Davis 


..24 


Lancaster, David Sim 


21 


Lancaster, Jesse 


21 


Lang, Robert 


12 


Lang, William G 


12 


Langley, E. W 


17 


Langley, Hyman 


14 


Langley, John Thomas.. 


..17 


Langley, Victoria 


22 


Langley, Walter 


17 


Lanier, Robert 


5 


Laughinghouse, Alice 


7 


Laughinghouse, Diner 


7 


Laughinghouse, Edwd. S.22 


Laughinghouse, Fanny.. 


..7 


Laughinghouse, Janey 


10 


Laughinghouse, John 


21 


Laughinghouse, McDuff.21 


Laughinghouse, W. H 


18 


Laughinghouse, Will J. . 


. 12, 13, 22 


Lawling, Victoria 


29 


Lee, Lizzie 


9 


Leggett, Alfred 


14 


Leigh, James H 


13 


Lewis, David 


7 


Lewis, Herbert, Mrs 


17 


Lewis, John 


14 


Lewis, K. H 


, 15 


Lewis, R. H 


15 


Lewis, Sarah M 


11 


Lilley, W. H., Mrs 


17 


Lincoln, Genl 


.1,2 


Little, C. L 


.23 


Little, Churchwell 


.29 



Little, Edmond 29 

Little, Gaston 29 

Little, Haywood 29 

Little, James 29 

Little, Julian 29 

Little, L. G 12 

Little, Lewellin 29 

Little, Louise 29 

Little, Patience Ann 29 

Little, Sidney Lewellin. ...29 

Little, Wiley 29 

Long, David 8 

Mallison, T. H 19 

Manker, Franklin 15 

Manker, James 19 

Manning, Abram 14 

Manning, Eula Lee 27 

Manning, Sophia D., Mrs.21 

Manning, T. N 23 

Martin, Fernando Cisero .29 

Martin, George 23 

Martin, Henry W 29 

Martin, James 23 

Martin, Marguerite 29 

Matthews, Anna 24 

May, Martha A 9, 10 

Mayo, David 14 

McCann, June 24 

McConico, Garner 1, 2 

McGlawhorn, Council 15 

McGlowhorn, Fred 23 

McGowan, Guilford 23 

McGowan, J. B 23 

McGowan, McD 23 

McKeel, H. C 21 

McLawhorn, Henry 20 

McLawhorn, Jane 20 

McLawhorn, Patsy Ann... 20 

Meeks, William 15 

Mills, Elizabeth 5 

Mills, Henry 13 

Mills, Luke 16 

Mills, Nancy 6, 10 

Mills, Sarah 5 

Mills, Thomas 5 

Mobley, Frederick 15 

Monsusus, W. M 9 

Moore, Alfred 16 

Moore, Beulah 27 

Moore, Charlotte 10 

Moore, David Ashley 22 

Moore, Dennis 22 

Moore, Edmond 15 

Moore, Ellen 10 

Moore, Emily 10 

Moore, G. C 10 



Moore, G. L 


10 


Moore, Isabella 


10 


Moore, Jackie 


10 


Moore, James S 


10 


Moore, L. C 


10 


Moore, Laura Louvenia 


..22 


Moore, Lissie 


10 


Moore, Lucy Ann 


16 


Moore, Maud E 


21 


Moore, Nancy 


27 


Moore, Ned 


10 


Moore, Richard 


2 


Moore, Samuel Sylvestor.27, 28 


Moore Samiifl 


99 77 70 


Moore, Thomas J 


16 


Moore, Thurston 


17 


Moore, Wedigan 


15 


Moore, William 


3 


Moore, Z. L 


10 


Moore, Zeno 


10 


Mooring, J. L 


25 


Morris, Irene 


20 


Morris, James M 


20 


Morris, Joe 


20 


Morris, W. H 


21 


Moye, Abram D 


11 


Moye, Alfred 


12, 13, 14 


Moye, E. A 


28 


Moye, W. D 


4 


Moye, Will J 


14 


Murray, James 


11 


Nelson, Bettie 


27 


Nelson, Caroline 


20 


Nelson, Elizabeth 


10 


Nelson, Jesse 


8 


Nelson, John 


27 


Nelson, Jos. G 


14 


Nelson, Martin 


5 


Nelson, Molsey 


11 


Nelson, Rachel 


5 


Nethercutt, Loftin 


5 


Newell, Eliza 


20 


Newell, W. A 


20 


Newton, John 


12 


Newton, Walter 


13 


Nichols, Nelson 


16 


Nobles, Blount 


15, 23 


Nobles, Jesse 


12, 13 


Nobles, Joshua 


23 


Nobles, N. B 


19 


Nobles, Thomas 


20, 23 


Nobles, Vesta 


29 


Nobles, William Arden.. 


22 


Nobles, William R. 


22 


Nobles, William 


19 


Norris, Ashley 


14 



PCGQ May 2008 33 



O'Hagan, Charles J 1 1 

Oliver, Mary 29 

Outlaw, Sarah Jane 22 

Owen, Kinchen 12 

Oxley, McKinly 15 

Oxley, Sarah E 20 

Page, Eula Bullock 27 

Page, Martha 7 

Parker, Archibald 4 

Parker, George W 12 

Parker, John 28 

Patrick, Charlotte 20 

Patrick, Edward 12 

Patrick, James M 20 

Peaden, Oliver 7, 9 

Peal, Craven 11 

Peay, George 1, 2 

Peay, Thomas 1, 2 

Peebles, Wm 16 

Peeden, William 15 

Perkins, Churchill 13, 14 

Perkins, J. J 13, 15 

Perkins, Will H 13, 14 

Perkins, Will L 15 

Perry, John 1 

Pettit, Mary 6 

Phillips, David 20 

Phillips, Thomas 3 

Pierce, Sammy 2 

Pittman, Charles 15 

Pollard, Enoch 1 1 

Pollard, Willie 15 

Pope, Mary Eliza 22 

Pope, Samuel D 22 

Porter, Thomas D 1,2 

Powell, Margaret 5 

Pritchard, Martha 5 

Pugh, Clara 22 

Pugh,Hugh 29 

Quinerly, JohnP 14 

Quinerly, Stephen S 14 

Quinerly, Wm. A 14 

Ralston, Samuel 2 

Rankin, James 3 

Reeves, William 3 

Renard, Laura F 29 

Robinson, Moses 14 

Rodgers, William 12 

Roebuck, G. H 18 

Roebuck, Gordon 18 

Roebuck, Katie 18 

Roebuck, W. B 17 

Rogers, Buckner 14, 16 

Rogers, Councel 15 

Rogers, Shadrach 2 

Rollins, Charles 4 



Rollins, R. W 14 

Ross, Elizabeth 23 

Ross, Lewis, Mrs 18 

Ross, William 4 

Rountree, Fannie 22 

Rountree, Selina 21 

Rouse, John Richard 19 

Rouse, Richard 19 

Russell, Charles Wooten .20 

Russell, R. A 20 

Satterthwaite, F. B 11, 12, 

13, 14 

Satterthwaite, Lewis 11 

Savage, Edward 23 

Savage, S. C 23 

Savage, Thomas 23 

Sermons, Annie M 23 

Sermons, Elias 23 

Sermons, Emily 23 

Sermons, Julia F 23 

Sermons, Lottie A 23 

Sermons, Louisa 23 

Sermons, Lovie 23 

Sermons, Lucy 23 

Sermons, Mary E 23 

Sermons, Matthew 23 

Sermons, W. J 23 

Sermons, William 23 

Sheppard, Henry 1 3 

Sheppard, Thomas J 15 

Shivers, Benjamin 5 

Short, Luke 15 

Simmons, Henry 19 

Simpson, Genl 1 

Singletary, G. B 13 

Skinner, Lavenia 23 

Smith, August 19 

Smith, Bryant 9 

Smith, Caleb 5 

Smith, Cam, Mrs 17 

Smith, Cannon 15 

Smith, Delia 19 

Smith, Elizabeth 22 

Smith, Emily 8 

Smith, Hardee J 11 

Smith, Henry, Jr 5 

Smith, James 11 

Smith, JohnS 13 

Smith, Joshua 11 

Smith, Laney 5 

Smith, LenaL 19 

Smith, Lewis B 16 

Smith, Mahala 6 

Smith, Mary 22 

Smith, Melissa, Mrs 21 

Smith, Mime 10 



Smith, Sary 5 

Smith, WillH 11, 12, 13 

Spain, Louisa 12 

Spears, C. E 19 

Spears, Lewis 19 

Speight, Abner 12 

Speight, J. B., Mrs 18 

Speight, Joshua 16 

Speir, Reuben 2 

Speir, Sarah 2 

Spivey, Moses 3 

Squires, S. D 20 

Stafford, Seth 1 

Stancell, Henry 14 

Stancell, Jesse 14 

Stancell, R. H 14 

Stancell, Willie 14 

Standi, Henry 12 

Standi, Jesse 13 

Starling, Elizabeth 29 

Stevens, John 5 

Stevens, Sarah 5 

Stocks, David 8 

Stocks, Frank 8 

Stocks, Israel E 22 

Stocks, J. C 18 

Stocks, Laura 18 

Stocks, Mamie 20 

Stocks, Moses 22 

Stocks, Shade A 20 

Stocks, Sophia 18 

Stocks, Victoria 20 

Stokes, Annie 20 

Stokes, G. W 9 

Stokes, James 22 

Stokes, L. C 22 

Stokes, MaryE 22 

Stuart, Thomas 1 

Sugg, B. F 28 

Summerell, Craven 19 

Summerell, Edgar E 19 

Summerell, Warren R 22 

Summerell, Wm. Henry ..22 

Sutton, James Wright 20 

Sutton, Joseph F 20 

Swan, Jennie 22 

Taylor, Bert 28 

Taylor, Joe 9 

Taylor, Matilda 9 

Taylor, Pearlie 28 

Taylor, Piety 29 

Taylor, W. W 28 

Teel, Bynum 11 

Teel, Drury 12 

Thigpen, James R 12 

Thomas, Frank 20 



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Thomas, William M 20 

Tisdale, William 15 

Tison, G. W 16 

Tompkins, W. F., Mrs 19 

Tripp, L. W 22 

Tripp, Sallie,Mrs 22 

Tucker, A. E 18 

Tucker, B. F 12 

Tucker, Bruce 18 

Tucker, F 23 

Tucker, Garrison 14 

Tucker, H. B 9 

Tucker, N. E., Mrs 18 

Tucker, Wm. H 14 

Tucker, Wm. W 16 

Turnage, George 3 

Turnage, Sophia 18 

Turtle, Carol L. Cannon.. 29 

Tyson, B. H 1 1 

Tyson, Thomas 16 

Vanderford, Jackson 14 

Vincent, J. W 23 

Vines, Charles L 12 

Vinson, Jesse 3 

Vinson, Martha 20 

Walker, Caroline 21 

Ward, Nancy 22 

Ward, S. L 26 

Warrington, L. E., Mrs.... 22 

Warthen, T. C 24 

Wayne, LeviP 6, 7, 10 

Weatherington, Wm. C. .. 1 1 

Whichard, Isabella A 12 

Whichard, Lydia L 12 

Whichard, Willis 12, 14 

Whitehurst, Elizabeth 20 

Whitehurst, Hettie L 27 

Whitehurst, Zora 27, 29 

Whitfield, G. B 13 

Whitfield, John, Mrs 18 

Whitfield, Mary E 13 

Whitford, David 5 

Whitley Benjamin 19 

Whitley, Jesse B 19 

Williams, Absalom 8 

Williams, E. M 20 

Williams, J. B 9 

Williams, J. T, Jr 23 

Williams, John A 7, 8, 10 

Williams, John B 9, 10 

Williams, Mary 7 

Williams, Robert, Dr 29 

Williams, William 19 

Willis, Isabelle 20 

Willis, J. J 21 

Willoughby, John 1 1 



Willoughby, Ruel 28 

Wilson, A. G 13 

Wilson, George W 21 

Wilson, Julia 21 

Wilson, Lawrence 21 

Wilson, Lewis 16 

Wilson, Nashville 21 

Wilson, Sary 6 

Wilson, Winifred E 16 

Windham, Sarah 14 

Wingate, Henry 15 

Woodard, M. A., Rev 18 

Wooten, Betty 20 

Worsley, John B 23 

Worthington, A., Jr 23 

Yellowley, E. C 11, 13 



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John Ktnsaul, revolutionary war pension 1 

Will of Simon Burney of Georgia, 1792 ZZZZZZZ3 

Forbes Family Deeds ......oJ!ZoZIZZ 4 

Joyner vs. Denny, Supreme Court, 1853 ZZZZZlZZZZio 

Pitt County Court minutes, 1860 ZZZZZZ Zll 

Pitt County Coroners Inquests Z.Z..Z! ZZ"! 16 

William r. Laughinghouse, 1861; J. J. Abrams, 1861; Samuel Smtth, 1861 
Patience Tucker, 1865; Thomas McCullum, 1868; Jane Pollard, 1868 
Doremus l. Stokes, 1879; Mary Worthington, 1880; Ernest Cox, 1885 
Newton Clemmons, 1888 

Craven County Death Certificates 21 

Vincent Family Marriages ZZZ.. ZZZZZ 25 

Bible Record (Cannon, Rives, Gatlin) ZZZZ 27 

Index ZZZZZZs© 

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FILLERS Bethel Bans Selling Cigarettes, 1897 2 

Mexican War Muster Roll, 1846 ZZZZZZZs 

Pitt County Country School Sale, 1921 ZZZZZZZ9 

Frizzle vs. Patrick, NC Supreme Court Case, 1863 ZZ.Z.20 

Willie Jones Dropped Dead, 1895 ..26 



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John Kinsaul, Rev. War Pension 

The following are selected items from the Revolutionary War pension records of John Kinsaul found on microfilm 

at the National Archives, Washington, D. C. 
Contributed by Roger Kammerer. 

IOCS 

State of North Carolina Pitt County 
Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions} 

On the 6 th day of November 1832 personally appeared before the Justices of the court of the Court of Pleas & 
Quarter Sessions now sitting John KINSAUL of Pitt County North Carolina aged Seventy two years who first being 
duly sworn accordmg to law doth upon his oath made the following declaration in order to obtain the benefit of the 
act of Congress passed June 7, 1832. That he was born in Virginia and entered the service in the state troops as 
volunteer under James HERRIN Captain, Wm BOWERS Lieutent and Needham WHITFIELD ensign some four or 
five months (as well as he recollects) before Independence was declared. He enlisted for twelve months He then 
resided as he does now in Pitt County NoCa and his company formed at Greenville the county town and marched for 
Columbia So.Ca and proceeded about 100 miles when their orders where countermanded and they were ordered to 
Fort Caswell near Newbern NoCa and was there (he thinks) when war was declared. At Fort Caswell he joined his 
regiment HERITAGE Colonel CASWELL General. From Fort Caswell he marched up the country as far as 
Smithfield Johnson Co. NoCa where he was stationed for the balance of the Term for which he enlisted This was 
his first term of service. His second term of service was about the Second year of the war when he volunteered & 
entered a regiment at Halifax NoCa for Three months - HUNTER Colonel Theophilus THOMAS Captain and 
served out the whole time there.— About the close of the war he again entered the service under Godfrey STANCIL 
Captain Abram HARDY Lieutent and Henry MOORE Ensign having enlisted for Three months. His company 
formed at Greenville marched to Nash Court House and there joined his regiment HERITAGE Colonel and NLXON 
Lieut. Colonel. From Nash Court House he marched with his regiment to Harrisburg Va where the Captains 
company to which he belonged were detached for the purpose of conducting and guardin safely home Colonels 
CALhb and WADE of Georgia; who when Cornwallis was ravaging the southern country had fled with their 
moveables and now wished to return. In which service he marched as far as the Pedee at Cheraw SoCa where he was 
attacked and defeated at night by the Scottish Tories then residing in that section-thence he returned home to 
recruit and then repaired as ordered to Kingston NoCa and where he was employed for the balance of the term in the 
Scouting Service about Neuse River. His term expired he returned home and staid one week when he enlisted again 
rltl™^^ t0 Greenville ™te Ca P tein George FORTNER, Leiut. Evan JONES, Col. James 
GORHAM and was off and on at Greenville and Kinston with his company waiting orders from Genl GREENE who 
was pursuing Cornwallis through the up country which orders however never arrived and staid at the places 
aforesaid until the war was closed by the Surrender of Cornwallis, upon which event he was discharged just three 
days before the term he enlisted would properly have expired. He has lost all his discharges-never expecting any 
further compensation for his services-- He hereby relinquishes every claim whatever to any annuity or a pension 
except the present and declares that his name is not on the pension-roll of any state or agency of any state whatever. 

c . . „ J , , John (his mark) KINSAUL 

Sworn and subscribed the day and year aforesaid 

Arch'd PARKER CLK 

I Wm COOPER do certify that I served with John KINSAUL the above applicant for six months except three days 
during the Revolution and about the close of it and under the officers and in the manner set forth in the above 
application William COOPER 

Sworn and subscribed the day and year aforesaid 
Arch'd PARKER CLK 

We Wm CLARK a clergyman residing in Pitt County NoCa and Hugh TELFAIR residing in the same do certify that 
we are well acquainted with Jno. KINSAUL the above applicant for a pension, that we believe him to be 72 years of 



PCGQ August 2008 1 



age, that he is reputed and believed in the neighbourhood where he resides to have been a Soldier of the Revolution 
and we concur in that opinion. 

Sworn and subscribed the day and year aforesaid William CLARK 

Arch'd PARKER CLK Hugh TELFAIR 

Answers to the interrogations as set forth by John KINSAUL 
1 st Where and what year were you born? 

Answer I was born in Princessann County State of Virginia but Cannot state the exact year but from what I 
have understood from a record of my age in Virginia I was born in the year 1 759. 

2 nd Have you any record of your age and if so, where is it? 

Answer There is a record of my age in Princessann County Virginia 

3 rd When were living when called into Service; where have you been since the Revolutionary War, and where 
do you now live? 

Answer I resided in Pitt County North Carolina when called into Service and have continued to live in said 
county ever since. 

4 th How were you called into service; were you drafted, did you Volunteer, or were you a Substitute? And if a 
Substitute for whom? 
Answer I Volunteered 

5 th State the name of some of the regular Officers who were with the troops when you Served; Such 
Continental and Militia Regiments as you can recollect, and the general circumstances of your Service 

Answer The regular officers as well as I recollect were Genl. CASWELL, Col. HERRITAGE Major John 
ALLEN, Capt. James HERRJN, William BOWERS Lieut, also Capt Godfrey STANCELL, Col HUNTER 
Col. CALFE & Col. WADE of Georgia as to the number of Regiments I served in I have no recollection. 

6 th Did you ever receive a discharge for the service, and if so by whom was it given and what became of if 

iTZJ, TeC T ed i dischar S e from Ca Pt WHITFIELD also one from Capt STANCELL, one from Capt 
FALCNER and one from Capt THOMAS-which discharges are lost not knowing that they ever be of any 
service to me. y 

7 th State the names of persons to whom you are known in your present neighborhood and who can testify to 
your character for veracity, and their belief of your services as a Soldier of the Revolution 

^w^^SJ^ Wm CLARK ' Hugh T ™ esquire Marsha " DICKINS0N es ^ e 

Jolm KINSAUL inscribed in the Roll ofNC, at a rate of $30.00 per year, beginning Mar 4 1836 
Certificate of Pension issued June 24, 1836 and forwarded to H. TELFAIR Greenville, N. Carolina 



Bethel Ban on Selling Cigarettes, 1897 

King's Weekly, Greenville, NC, June 4, 1897 

"Progress.. ...The town of Bethel, in this county, has an ordinance prohibiting the sale of cigarettes. It reads- "It is 
Hereby decked a nuisance, and unlawful, for any person or persons to sell, trade or barter off cigarettes in the 
town of Bethel, under penalty of Five Dollars, for each violation of this section. » That is a £5KS» but 

Lrjln p h r r nt th 7r of Cig r tt u es? We fail to see - * ma * m some aba * *■ EJSK/E 

broad enough to prevent their use. If other towns and places would pass an ordinance and we could get a State law to 
workTul much go T % Nevertheless Bethel may be credited with good intentions and we hope m^ay 



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Will of Simon Burney of Ga., 1792 

This is the Will of Simon Burney of Greene Co., GA., dated Jan. 24, 1792, as found in Book A, Miscellaneous 
Records of Greene County, Georgia, 1787-1801, Wills, etc., on microfilm at Georgia State Archives. 

Contributed by Roger Kammerer. 

IN THE NAME OF GOD, AMEN. 

I, Simon BURNEY, of the County of Greene and State of Georgia, calling to mind the state and mortality of my 
body and knowing that it is appointed for all men once to die and after that to judgment; and being at this time of 
sound mind and memory, tho a feeble body, do make, ordain, constitute and appoint this my last will and testament 
m manner and form following: That is to say, I give and bequeath unto my grandson John BURNEY a negro fellow 
known by the name of Ben to him and his heirs forever. 

I give and bequeath to five of my grandchildren by the name of Sarah BURNEY, Jeremiah BURNEY Polly 
BURNEY, Shadrack BURNEY, Hardy BURNEY, a negro fellow known by the name of Ephriam to be divided 
equally between said grandchildren, to them and their heirs forever. 

I give and bequeath to my daughter Sarah DANIELL one negro fellow known by the name of Dave and one feather 
bed and furniture and one rifle gun, and a parcel of working tools together with all my other property to her heirs 
forever — 

And I do hereby constitute and appoint Thomas DANIELL and Charles DANIELL, my son-in-law and grand-son 
Executors to this my last will and Testament; revoking, disallowing and making void all wills and Testaments by me 
heretofore made- In Witness Whereof I the said Simon BURNEY hereunto set my hand and affix my seal this 
twenty-fourth day of January, in the seventeenth years of American Independence and in the year of our Lord one 
thousand seven hundred and Ninety-Two. 

Simon (his mark) BURNEY {Seal} 

Signed, Sealed, published, pronounced, and declared by the said Simon BURNEY, the testator, as his last will and 
Testament in the presence of us; who in his presence and the presence of each other have hereunto subscribed as 
witnesses. 
William WHITE 
William HUETT 

The above is a true copy of the original which was proved & approved by the two subscribing witnesses and 
legatees before me the twenty first day of April, 1792 and recorded the 23 rd of said month 
Certified by Will PHILLIP, P. P. G. C. 



Mexican War Muster Roll, 1846 

Selected names found in the Muster Roll of Capt. Henry Roberts, Company B, 1 st Regiment of Volunteers, under 
command of CoL Robert T. Paine. The company was made up of men from Wayne, Johnston, Duplin, Greene Pitt, 
Jones and Orange Counties. Found in NC Adjutant General Papers, AG. 1 1; NC Archives, Raleigh, NC. 

Contributed by Roger Kammerer. 

Sit r^^f ' fr Len ° h n° ''* emy BAKER ' 2 °' 0f Greene Co ' Jesse BARTLETT, 25, of Greene Co.; 
J^ r H A^OM f' r 116 ^^JfT FULFORD, 21, of Pitt Co, William R. GAINER, 22, of Pitt Co, 
Steohen^^rTFP \f IT C °i, Ch ^ les F ' mNKS N S > 19 > of Co, Moses LEWIS, of Greene Co. 
tTT£„ r T 2 l\°l D ?' eene Ca; Bryant MOZ INGO> 21, of Lenoir Co, Caswell PEOPLES (musician) 
21 of Pitt Co.; Abner RASBERRY, 34, of Greene Co, Richard W. REAVES 22 of Pitt Co • Matthew 
RANDOLPH, 20, of Pitt Co, Tyson SHINE, 23, of Pitt Co, Gilbert Williams, 22 of GreS Co ' 



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Forbes Family Deeds 

Contributed to the Quarterly by Betty Wall. 

♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦ 

Deed from John Forbes to John Wilson, June 10, 1741 
Beaufort County Deed Book 2, page 374 

No. Carolina} To all to whom these presents shall come I John FORBES of Bath County in the province of North 
Carolina send Greetings 

Know Ye that I the said John FORBES, for & in consideration of the sum of one hundred & twenty pounds, current 
money of North Carolina to me in hand paid at & before the unsealing & delivery of these presents by John 
WILSON of county & province aforesaid, the rec't wherewith I do hereby acknowledge, have given granted 
bargained & sold alien'd engossed conveyed & confirmed, and by these presents do fully freely absolutely give 
grant bargain sell alien ensos convey & confirm assign & set over unto the said John Wilson his heirs & assignees 
one hundred & fifty acres of land being one moriety or half of a tract of land containing three hundred acres lying in 
the County of Beaufort upon the So. Side of Tarr river and South Side of Mills's Run, granted to me by patent 
dated the eleventh of March one thousand seven hundred & forty one. The said half or moreity to begin on the run 
next to the Cotentnea Path at a pine upon the run side, running back No. 10 E't 150 pole to a pine, then E't 10 NE 
1 60 pole from thence No. 1 W't 1 50 pole to the run, from thence to the first station. 

To have and to hold the aforesaid parcel or tract of land together with all woods waters & rivers, with all profits 
commodities & hereditaments thereunto belonging or appertaining unto him the said John WILSON, his heirs 
assignees forever, and I the s'd John FORBES for myself my heirs ex's adm's covenant promise grant & agree to & 
with the said John Wilson his heirs Ex'rs adms's & assignees in manner & form following, that is to say, that I the 
said John FORBES my heirs Ex's adm's the prebargained premises with the appurtenances & every part, & parcel 
thereof to the said John WILSON his heirs & assignees against all the manner of persons, whatsoever, shall & will 
warrant & defend, the quit rents reserved and made payable to his sacred Majesty & his [?] always excepted 
In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand & seal this 1 th day of June Anno Dom 1 74 1 . 
Signed Sealed & delivered in presence of John FORBES (Seal} 

J. BARROW 
John (his mark) MILLS 
Rich'd BARROW 

June Court, 1741 John FORBES, acknowledged the within deed to John WILSON ordered to be registered July 17 th 
then Registered & ex'd by me Rob't TURNER P.R Test, Rog'r JONES CI Ct 



Deed from Samuel Truss & wife Mary to John Kennedy, April 5, 1768 
Pitt County Deed Book D, page 16 

North Carolina. To all Christian people to whom these presents shall come Know ye that we Samuel TRUS and 
Mary his wife of Pitt County and province aforesaid planters for and in consideration of the sum of thirty pounds 
current money of the colony aforesaid to me in hand paid by KENEDY of the same county and province planter 
before the ensealmg and delivering of these presents the receipt whereof I do hereby acknowledge & myself 
therewith fully satisfied contented and paid and every part and parcel thereof do exonerate acquit and discharge the 
said John KENEDY his executors administrators & assigns forever by these presents have given granted bargained 
sold alienated & confirmed and by these presents does fully freely and absolutely give grant bargain sale and 
confirm unto the above said JOHN KENEDY his heirs and assigns further one messuage or tract of land situated 
lying and bemg m Pitt County & province afores'd and on the south side of Harden Run formerly called Miles Run 
beginning at a pine FORBES his corner thence running thence No to W't down to the run thence up the run the 
various courses of the run to James QUATERMUS his line thence the said line to John FORBES his back line 
thence the s'd back line to the first station containing 150 acres be the same more or less being part of a tract or 
parcel of land taken up by John FORBES his patent bearing date the 1 1 th day of March in the year 1710 [ERROR 
date should be 1741] and willed to the said Samuel TRUSES wife by her Father John FORBES to have and to hold 
ye said bargained premises with all lands and woods and plantations houses orchards water and water courses and 
all manner of privileges with all ye appurtenances privileges and commodities to the same belonging or in any wise 
appertaining to him the said John KENEDY his heirs and assigns forever to him his and their proper use benefit & 



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behoof forever and we ye s'd Samuel TRUS and Mary TRUS for ourselves our heirs executors admin's do covenant 
promise and agree to and with ye said John KENEDY his heirs & assignees that before the sealing & delivering of 
these presents we are the true soles & lawful owners of ye above bargained premises & are lawfully secured & 
possessed of ye same in our own proper [?] full power & lawful authority to grant bargain sale convey and confirm 
ye said bargained premises in manner as above s'd and ye John KENEDY his heirs and assigns shall and may from 
tune to time & at all times forever hereinafter by force & virtue of these presences lawfully peaceably & quietly 
have hold use occupy possess and enjoy ye said demised and bargained premises with all ye appurtenances and clear 
freely & clear acquitted exonerated & discharged from all manner of persons or others gifts grants bargains [?] 
leases mortgages wills entails [?] dowers and injunctions judgments executions encumbrances and extents 
furthermore we ye said Samuel TRUS and Mary for ourselves our heirs executors administrators do covenant and 
engage the above demised premises to him ye said John KENEDY his heirs & assignees against ye claims or 
demands of any persons or whatsoever forever hereafter do warrant secure & defend In witness whereof we have 
herewith set our hands and seal this 5th day of April 1768. 

Signed sealed & delivered in presence of us Samuel TRUS (his mark) 

Rich'd ALLEN Mary TRUS (her mark) 

James J. (his mark) QUARTEMUS 
July Court 1 768 Ordered to be registered 



Grant to Joseph Forbes, July 1, 1779 
Pitt County Grant Book G, page 39 

STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA No j 

TO ALL TO WHOM THESE PRESENTS SHALL COME, GREETING. 

KNOW YE, That We, for and in Consideration of the Sum of Fifty Shillings for every Hundred Acres hereby 
granted, paid mto our Treasury by Joseph FORBES have Given and Granted, and by these presents do Give and 
Grant unto the said Joseph FORBES a Tract of Land, containing one hundred and fifty acres, lying and being in our 
County of Pitt on the South side of Tarr River. Beginning at a gum on the River bank Richard EVANS corner tree 
thence with EVANS & TISON, lines south twenty three degrees west one hundred and ninety two pole, to a red oak 
by the side of a branch thence west crossing a [?] one hundred & eighteen poles to a stake in his own line near the 
side of the Marsh thence with his line North twenty five degrees East three hundred & ten pole, to a red oak on the 
river bank his own corner tree thence down the river to the first station 

As by the Plat hereunto annexed doth appear; together with all Woods, Waters, Mines, Minerals, Hereditaments and 
Appurtenances, to the said Land belonging or appertaining: To hold to the said Joseph Forbes and assigns for ever 
Yielding and Paying to us such Sums of Money yearly, or otherwise, as our General Assembly from Time to Time 
may direct PROVIDED ALWAYS, That the said Joseph FORBES shall cause this Grant to be registered in fte 
Registers Office of our said County of Pitt within Twelve Months from Date hereof, otherwise the same shall be 
void and or no Effect. 

IN TESTIMONY whereof, we have caused our Great Seal to be hereunto affixed. WITNESS Richard CASWELL 

Esquire our Governor, Captain-General, and Commander in Chief, at Kingston, the first Day of July in the third 

Year of our Independence and in the Year of our Lord One Thousand Seven Hundred and Seventy Nine 

By his Exe command Rd CASWELL 

J GLASGOW Sec Recorded in ? Office 

Registered June 3 1 780 Wm THIGPEN 

John SIMPSON Register 

Geo. EVANS[?] CC 

Zachariah ALLEN Benjn SMITH 



Deed from Joseph Forbes to Arthur Forbes, Nov. 22, 1785 
Pitt County Deed Book L, page 83 

Thi^ mdenture made this 22 nd day of November in the year of our Lord 1785 between Joseph FORBES of the state 

^Leth^fT H 0Unty ? lante J f ±Q ° ne PaTt md Arthur F0RBES of said Count y of *e other part 

FO^lf thelir H m Ttn atl0n ^° f ° f ^ hUndr6d P0Unds * ^i^ 1 hand ^ the said Arthur 

FORBES the receipt whereof is fully acknowledged the said Joseph FORBES hath given granted bargained and b V 
these presents doth give grant bargain sell enfeof convey and confirm unto the said Arthur FORBES his heirs and 



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assigns a tract or parcel of land on North side of Tar River. Beginning on the river at a gum running So 23 d Wt 
226 poles to an Oak on the (?) then W 1 18 poles then So. 146 poles to a pine the old corner fence then No 65 d Wt 
220 poles to the Division line then Est to Clemonts FORBES line then No. 65d Est & to the (?) of his fence then the 
various courses of said fence to the division line again then No. 3 Id East to the (?) to a Hickory then the meanders 
of the River to the first station containing six hundred acres more or less. Land was enter'd by John FORBES and 
WILdJiis son Joseph and convey 'd to Arthur FORBES by these presents. To have and to hold, the aforesaid six 
hundred acres of land together with all houses orchards woods waters profits commodities and hereditaments unto 
belongmg or m any wise appertaining to him the sd Arthur FORBES his heirs and assigns forever and I the said 
Joseph FORBES for myself my heirs extrs admis do warrant promise and agree to and with the said Arthur 
FORBES that the said land hereby bargained & sold is free from all incumbrances and I do warrant now and defend 
the same unto the said Arthur FORBES his heirs and assigns forever. In witness hereof have hereunto set my hand 
and seal the day and y ear before written 
Signed Seal'd & Del'd 

In presence of us Joseph (his mark) FORBES {Seal} 

John VINES July Court 1786 

NeedhamWARD Ordered for Registration 

Ann (her mark) SHANNON 



Deed from John Vines to Joseph Forbes, Nov. 22, 1785 
Pitt County Deed Book L, page 34 

This indenture made 22 day of November in the year of our Lord 1785 between John VINES of the State of North 
Carolina and County of Pitt planter of the one part and Joseph FORBES of said County planter of the other part 
W1 ? e T S l J ^le r T* ' m consideration of the sum o f loo hundred pounds (?) by the said Joseph FORBES to the 
said John VINES m hand paid the receipt whereof is hereby fully acknowledged the said JOHN VINES hath given 
granted bargained and sold and by these presents doth give grant bargain and sell enfeof convey and confirm unto 
ttie said Joseph FORBES his heirs and assigns a tract or parcel of land on the North side of Contentnea Creek 
Beginning at a sweet gum Thomas DAVIS'S corner then running No. 164 poles then Est. 278 poles to a pine then 
So 38 d Est 54 poles then So 34 poles to a small branch then the various courses of said branch to the creek run then 
the various course of Ihe said creek to the first station containing three hundred and thirty acres more or less To 
have and to hold the aforesaid three hundred and thirty acres of land with all houses orchards woods waters profits 
commodities and hereditaments thereunto belonging or in any wise appurtaining to him the said Joseph FORBES his 
heirs and assigns forever and I the said John VINES for myself my heirs Exct Adms do covenant promise and agree 
to and with the said Joseph Forbes that the said land hereby bargained and sold is free from all incumbrances and I 
do warrant secure and defend the same unto the said Joseph FORBES his heirs & assigns forever. In witness 
whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal the day and year before written— 
Signed Seal'd & Deld In presence of John VINES {Seal} 

Arthur FORBES 1 ' 



Deed from Nathaniel Moore to Joseph Forbes, Sept. 1, 1795 
Pitt County Deed Book O, page 295 

S^TT ^i£S? ° f Se P tember fa the y ear of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and ninety five 

°r^ C °T ^ ^ ° f N ° rth Car ° lina ° f *■ 0De & Jose P h FORBES of 

the County and State aforesaid of the other part witnesseth that for and in consideration of the sum of twenty pounds 

Hv^tT the receipt Where0f 1 ^knowledge myself fully satisfied & therewith contented and payd and do 

by virtue of these presents give grant bargain sell and confirm unto the said Joseph FORBES him hisheirs and 
assigns forever a certain tract or parcel of land lying & being in the County afores'd it being part of a new enZ 

E ££5222? ^^"ff ^ ^ f" ^ ^ Sd F0RBES " S - Beginning^ pine thenle S3* 
^T J , P °u e t0 3 I 1 " 3 " braDCh th6nCe down the branch to Red 0ak a c °rar thence along a line of 
£ * k f UP Cre6k md t0 3 Wat6r 0ak JaC0b GIDE °N'S Corner thence with the sd line N 

rracfn ^STa ? T ? u * f F% ^ be the Same more ° r less to have ™ d to hold the afores'd 
tract or parcel of land unto hrm his heirs and assigns forever and I the sd Nathaniel MOORE for me myself my heirs 
and aSigns do covenant aSign and agree to and with the sd Joseph FORBES that the afores'd bargained land and 



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premises is free and clear from all claims and (?) (?) (?) Whatsoever and that I do by virtue of these presents warrant 
the title of sd land unto him the sd Forbes his heirs and a Signs forever in witness whereof these hereunto set my 
hand and seal the day and date above ? Nathaniel MOORE 

Signed Sealed and Delivered in and Delivered in presents of 
Thomas CHERRY 
John FORBES 

Pitt County April Term 1799 This deed was exhibited into Open Court and proved on an oath by John FORBES a 
witness thereunto ordered to be registered. George EVANS Clk 



Deed from Benjamin Barrow to Amos Wilson, June 20, 1805 
Pitt County Deed Book Q, page 89 

State of North Carolina Pitt County 

This indenture made June twentieth day one thousand eight hundred & five. Witnesseth that I Benjamin BARROW 
doth give unto my beloved gran Son (?) natural affection I have unto him viz to Amos WILLSON all that messuage 
or tenement situated & being in the County & State aforesaid a tract or parcel of land containing one hundred fifty 
acres lymg & being on the South Side of Tar River and North Side Contentnea. Beginning at a water oak on the 
East Side of the beaver dam Swamp runs east three hundred & twenty poles to a stake standing in the back line of 
Benjamin BARRROWS new survey then with his patten line north one hundred & five poles to a pine his corner 
then west one hundred pole to stake the corner of his old survey near a small branch called the Ready branch and (?) 
the meanders of said branch to the beaver dam Swamp then down the said beaver dam Swamp to the beginning part 
two survey where said line I do give clear of all incumberance together with all & singular its members the houses 
orchards & all other things thereunto belonging or in anywise thereunto appertaining unto him my beloved grand 
Son Amos Willson to him & his heirs & assigns forever & furthermore I bind myself my heirs executors & 
administrators formly by these presents to warrant & forever defend the above delivered land to him the said Amos 
Willson & his heirs & assigns forever. 

Witness whereas I have hereunto set my hand & seal. Benjamin (his mark) BARROW (Seal} 

Test 1 ' 

John BOTTON 
James JOLLY 

Pitt County August Term 1805 This deed was acknowledged in open Court by Benjamin BARROW to be his act & 
deed ordered to be registered George EVANS Clk 



Deed from Forbes Heirs to Joseph Bynum, Dec. 20, 1806 
Pitt County Deed Book R, page 13 

This indenture made the twentieth day of December in the year of our lord one thousand eight hundred and Six 
between Henry FORBES, John FORBES, Arthur FORBES Junr., William FORBES and Benjamin FORBES of the 
one part and Joseph BYNUM of the other part, All of the County of Pitt and State of North Carolina that for and 
™* d ff' on of ? he sum ° f thousand fi ve hundred and sixty dollars to us in hand paid by the aforesaid Joseph 
BYNUM before the ensealmg of these presents the receipt whereof we do acknowledge our selves therewith 
contented and paid have bargained and sold and conveyed unto the aforesaid Joseph all that messuage tract or parcel 
of land situated lymg and in the county aforesaid and on the north side of Little Contentnea Creek containing three 
hundred and eighty acres be the same more or less bounded as followeth beginning at a (?) gum on the run of Little 
Contentnea and Benjamin DEBERRY'S Corner Thomas DAVISES then running along Gideon ^LDS^^line 
north one degree West one hundred and sixty five pole to a white oak by said Deberrys field then noTrheighty 
degrees East two hundred and seventy eight pole to a lightwood stump and pine Benjamin MAY Senr Corner men 
along his line then along Benjamin MAY s line South thirty five degrees East fifty two pole to a pine Gideon OLDS 
corner then South forty four pole to a small branch then down the brand south twenty one degrees East twenty six 
pole then South thirty three degrees East twenty six pole to a red Oak an old corner then running A line of marked 
frees first South five and a half degrees East twelve pole then south three west eighteen pole then south fifteen 
degrees west twenty two pole then south twenty six degrees west twenty pole then South twenty three west twenty 
Ta ?/i Um ; m the ™ of Contentnea creek then up the run and windings of the creek to the beginning to have 
and to hold the aforesaid bargained premises together with all the hereditaments and appropriations unto the said 
popmicT 18 ZZ™ y W1SC appertainin8 which we hereafter the aforesaid Henry FORBES, John FORBES, Arthur 
FORBES Junr., William FORBES and Benjamin FORBES do for ourselves our heirs executors administrators and 



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assignees do forever warrant the property and title of the aforesaid bargained land and premises unto the aforesaid 
Joseph Bynum to him and his heirs and assigns forever and we the aforesaid Henry, John, Arthur William & 
BenjaminFORBES do forever warrant and defend the property and title of the aforesaid bargained land and premises 
unto the said Joseph BYNUM to him his heirs and assigns forever in testimony whereof we have hereunto set our 
hands and seal this day and date above mentioned (?) the word (?) (?) (?) line of the (?) in testimony wherefore we 
have hereunto set hand and seals. 

Agreement Between Robert Sanders and Benjamin Forbes, Jan. 13, 1810 
Pitt County Deed Book V, page 83 

State of N Carolina and Pitt County - Articles of agreement made the 13 th day of January 1810 between Robert 
SANDERS and Benjamin FORBES both of the state and county aforesaid. Know all men that we the said Robert 
SANDERS and Benjamin FORBES have agreed on a line between us to divide the land that said SANDERs bought 
of Amos WILSON and the lands and plantation of said FORBES the said line beginning on the east side of 
Beaverdam Swamp on an ash near the Run of said Swamp and runs east to the back line of Benjamin BARROWS 
pattern to an red oak and we the above contractors do agree that the said line shall be a dividing line between us our 
heirs executors administrators and assigns forever. In witness whereof we the said contractors have here unto set 
our hands and seals the date and day above written Robert (his mark) SANDERS {Seal} 

Signed sealed and delivered in presence of Benjamin FORBES { Seal} 

Ben TISON and Amos WILSON 

Pitt County August Term 1814 This instrument was exhibited into open Court and proved in due form of law on 
oath of Ben TISON, a witness thereto ordered that it be registered. Attest Alexander EVANS Clk 



Deed from Benjamin Deberry to Joseph Bynum and John Forbes, March 27, 1810 
Pitt County Deed Book S, page 27 

This indenture made this 27 day of March one thousand eight thousand and ten between Benjamin DEBERRY of 
the one part & Joseph BYNUM & John FORBES of the other part bouth of the County of Pitt & State of North 
Carolina that for the valuable consideration of twenty two dollars with and paid by the aforesaid Joseph & John have 
bargained & sold unto them the following tract of land bounded as followeth. Beginning at a white oak in Mercers 
of line th e second corner of Joseph BYNUMS deed running his line north eighty nine degrees twenty four pole to 
™J A n VIS lu * of hls new entr y then along ?? south twelve D west forty two pole to the line of the Old 
GIDEONS Pattent then along the same west twenty sjse pole to the MERCER Pattent line then along the fence 
north one degree west to the beginning containing by estimation seven acres of land be the same more or less which 
I the said Benjamin DEBERRY do for myself heirs and assigns forever convey all the right title claim interest to the 
above bound land & premises unto the said Joseph BYNUM & John FORBES to have and their heirs and assigns 
rorever in testimony whereof I have hereunto set my hand seal the day aforesaid mentioned 
Signed Sealed & Delivered in Presents of B D BERRY (Seal) 

SherwHINES ' ' 

Pitt County August Term 1810 

This deed was exhibited into open Court & proved in due form of law by the oath of Sherwood HINES a witness 
thereunto ordered to be registered Attest Alexander EVANS Clk 



Deed from Benjamin and Betsy Forbes to John Jones, Jr., May 7, 1810 
Pitt County Deed Book R, pages 440-441 

Know all men by these presents that we Benjamin FORBES, son of Clement and Betsey FORBES his wife for and 
mc^siderat,on of one hundred twelve dollars to us in hand paid before the signing & sealing hereof by John 
JONES Junr. have given granted bargained sold aliented enfeoff and conveyed unto the said John JONES Junr 
and by these presents give grant bargain sell alienate enfeoff convey & confirm unto him the said John JONES' 

^ r T ST" u Te T T * Certab fraCt Parcd ° f land ^ md in the County of Pitt in the State of 
North Carolina on the south side of Tar River and the south side of Beaver Dam Swamp. Beginning at a gum the 

Innoimeftn 7^ ST ^ f ^ ° f ** SeVenth lott ofthe divisi ™ ™de by the commifsioners 

appointed to divide the lands of Abraham TISON dec'd amongst his heirs Polly TISON Corner thence running with 
her line south thirteenth and one half degrees east three hundred and thirty pole to the run ofthe Great water branch 

t0 m u° Uth ,° f ±e , me Water Water branch ±ence U P ** ™ning and winding of little water 
branch to the beginning the aforesaid gum containing fifty six acres of land to have and to hold the said piece or 



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parcel of land with all the privileges and appurtenances thereunto belonging to him the said John JONES Jun his 
heirs and assignees forever in fee simple and we the said Benjamin FORBES and Betsey his wife do for ourselves 
our heirs executors & administrators covenant promise and agree to and with the said John JONES his heirs & 
assignees to well warrant & defend the said premises against the claims or claims of any & all persons whatsoever in 
testimony whereof we have hereunto set our hands& seals this seventh day of May in the year of our Lord one 
thousand eight hundred & ten. 

Signed sealed & delivered Benjamin FORBES {seal} 

In presence of us Elizabeth (her mark) FORBES 

J. SHEPPARD 

G. EASON Pitt county May Term 1810 

On motion it is ordered that Franklin GORHAM, Esq. one of the members of this Court be appointed to take the 
private examination of the within named Elizabeth FORBES wife of Benjamin FORBES privately separate and 
apart from her husband touching the execution of the written deed from Benjamin FORBES and the said Elizabeth 
lv u u ^^J ™ 8 ' JUD - 311(1 report t0 this court—Having in complvance with the above order examined 
Elizabeth FORBES respecting the execution of the deed she acknowledges that she executed the same of her own 
free will and accord and without the fear or compulsion of her husband or any other person -- F. GORHAM 

Pitt County May Term 1810 This deed was exhibited into open court and acknowledged by Benjamin FORBES one 
of the parties thereunto to be his act & deed, at the same time Franklin GORHAM esquire one of the members of 
this Court was appomted to take the private examination of Elizabeth FORBES the other of parties to said deed 
privately and apart from the said Benjamin FORBES her husband respecting her free apart in executing said deed 
who reported that the said Elizabeth FORBES acknowledges that the execution the same of her own fee will and 
accord and without fear or compulsions of her husband or any other persons ordered that it be registered. 

Attest Alexander EVANS Clk by Richard EVANS 



Pitt County Country School Sale, 1921 

Daily Reflector, Oct. 7, 1 92 1 

Gr ™f ^ d ° f C T ty ' N - C " WiU ° ffer f0r Sale at P ublic auction at the court house door in 

Greenville, at 12 o'clock, midday, November 7, the following school houses: 

1 room frame building, known as Elm Grove 

1 room, Jacksontown 

2 rooms, Hanrahan 

1 room, Ellis 
1 room, Corey 
2 rooms, Shivers Hill 
4 rooms, Winterville 
1 room, Ayden No. 4, Persimmon Branch 
1 room, Tucker 
1 room, Jones 
1 room, Whitehead 
1 room, Pine Hill, Winterville No. 5 
These buildings will be offered for sale, together with lands on which they are situated on above named date More 
detailed ir^ormation can be secured about them by addressing the office of county superintendent, at Green vlne 

case DartS m^er^^Tn T ^ * reject m md aU bids ' should the y P rove unsatisfactory. In 

before^onSSr 7^ ul t0 ^ the Sale ' S6aled bids be mailed t0 this offi <* * anytime 

before or on October 7. Should these bids prove satisfactory they will be given the same consideration as oral bids. 

R. G. FITZGERALD, Sec. 
Board of Education, Pitt County 



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Joyner vs. Denny, Supreme Court, 1853 

The following is an abstract of NC Supreme Court Case # 6285, Isaac Joyner vs. Mary Denny, Drury Vincent and 
Willie Williams, Admr. of Mary, late wife of Drury Vincent. Pitt County.Contributed by Roger Kammerer. 

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On Aug. 6, 1829, Mary DENNY, Sr., owned a slave girl named Nancy, age 8. She intended to marry Drury 
VINCENT on that date and unbeknown to Drury VINCENT, Mary Denny, Sr. made a deed on that date for the 
slave Nancy and about 25 acres of land in Greene County to her neice, Mary DENNY, Jr., daughter of Elizabeth 
DENNY. At their marriage, Drury took Mary DENNY'S slaves into his possession. On Dec. 5, 1843, Drury 
VINCENT sold the slave Nancy to Isaac JOYNER. Mrs. Mary Denny VINCENT died in January 1849 intestate It 
was discovered that Mrs. Mary Denny VINCENT had made the deed to her neice. Drury VINCENT claimed the 
slave and in September, 1849, Samuel BELL agent for Mary DENNY Jr. claimed the slave. The case went to the 
Supreme Court over ownership of the slave. 

After the marriage of Drury VINCENT and Mary DENNY, the younger Mary DENNY lived with them. 

The slave Nancy had 2 children: Ben and Louisa and was said to of had a 3 rd child 

Bill of Sale of Slave Nancy to Isaac Joyner [MM, p. 303] 1 843 

Deposition of James JOYNER. Nov. 23. 1843 

JOYNER knew Drury VINCENT of Pitt County for several years and believe him to be near 70 years old and an 
infirm old man. 



Deposition of Drurv VTNCENT. April 6. 1850 

Drury VINCENT dated Mary DENNY four or five months and married three or four days after being engaged He 
married on Aug. 6, 1 829 to Mary DENNY. He was married by Joseph BROWN Esq. in presence of : Spires 
DENNY and wife, Norfleet VINSON, Thomas HOOKER and wife, Frederick NICHOLS, Betsy DENNY 
Mary VINCENT died last January at the house where I lived belonging to James T. WILLIAMS near his mill She 
also miscarried once at the same place, she never had a child to live. After wife's death, Drury lived in his own 
house on Beaver DAM, Pitt County, Drury never lived in Greene County and lived 15 miles from the Court House 
m Greene County. 

After wife's death, VINCENT sold the slaves Ben and Louisa to James T. WILLIAMS for $400, and they have been 
in his possession ever since. Drury keeps the mill of James T. WILLIAMS. 

Deposition of Joseph BROWN 

resided j ^ Greene Count y a s a farmer aged between 40-50 years of age. He was a Justice of the Peace in 
1829 and married Drury VINCENT and Mary DENNY at Mary DENNY'S house. They celebrated the wedding on 
a 1 nursday night and the llicense was taken out on the ensuing Saturday. Those present were Thomas HOOKER his 
wife was not, the wife of Norfleet VINSON, the sisters of Mary DENNY were also there. Drury VINCENT arrived 
late m the evenmg on the night of the marriage and went with me when I left. 

Depositio n of Catherine, wife of Norfleet VTNSOIV 

wfn^r^ k °?^ ert T;? ree ^x 0Unty md WaS at ^ VINCENT S wedding. Catherine was then the wife of 
Spues DENNY, brother of Mary DENNY the bride. Catherine lived not 200 to 300 yards from Mary DENNY 
before she married. Drury VINCENT lived in Pitt County, 15 miles from Mary DENNY. Drury was reputed to be a 
man of small means, but a good liver. cpuicuiuucd 

Deposition of Thomas LET CHWORTH. Greene Co.. NC. Aug. 17. 1850 

Thomas now at least 45, has lived in Greene County from the time he became a housekeeper, except four years. 
Mary DENNY lived in Johnston County, NC in 1 85 1 . 

Jan. 8, 1853 Letters of Administration on the estate of Mary DENNY, by request of her brother, William REAVES. 



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Pitt County Court Minutes, 1860 

The following are selected items taken from the minutes of Pitt County Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions from 
February 1860 to May 1860, found on microfilm in the NC Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina 
University, Greenville, NC. Contributed by Roger Kammerer. 

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Feb. 9, 1860 CONTINUED 

John MOORE & William MOORE admrs. of John MOORE dec'd. return their accts. of sale and negro hire for the 
year 1 860 

Rippon WARD guardian to J. B. CONGLETON returns his accts. current. 

L. R. ANDERSON guardian to the minor heirs of Elias TURNAGE dec'd. returns his accts. current. 

Simon NOBLES guardian to minor heirs of Stephen NOBLES dec'd. returns his accts. current. 

On motion F. B. SATTHERWAIT L. P. BEARDSLEY Alfred MOYE Caleb CANNON William A BERNARD 
bemg present ordered that Sidney DANIEL be appted. guardian to Virginia, Amanda and Jully WARD b V his 
entering into bond of $ 1 0,000 with David LANGLEY and Rippon WARD as sureties. 

F - B ' SATTHERWAIT L - p - BEARDSLEY Alfred MOYE Caleb CANNON and the Bench Selina 
NOBLES comes into court and renews her bond as guardian to O C NOBLES with William H. CLARK and Turner 
POLLARD as sureties. 

Lxn?™*™ 8 ??: ° f M - B - SMI ™ deC ' d returns his accts - and hirin g of s <*- estate. At the same time 
JENKINS returns the hiring of negroes of Asa BROWN. 

^^nn^ 8 ^ 01 ? ^fJ^ ele ° ted C0Unty TmStee for the ensuin S y ear md comes i»«o «»* and gives bond of 
$20,000 with John J. CHERRY and William A CHERRY as sureties. 

J C C JENKINS guardian to Lewis W. HERRINGTON returns his accts. current. 

™ n LA ?^ LEY b ™§ s t0 court me Wil1 of Godfrey LANGLEY dec'd., dated March 1, 1859, with Lewis G 
LillLE and Thomas SPARROW as subscribing witnesses. Ordered the Will be filed in Clerk's office and a 
subpoena be issued to Beaufort County for Thomas SPARROW to appear at next court to testify. 

Bryant HARDEE guardian to John B. HARDEE, Washington HARDEE and Nancy T. HARDEE returns his accts. 
CuTT c nt 



I it'll* JEI ? :INS . & f^Vt Moses ROBINSON ordered that the report of the jury be modified so that the 

R^nwr^ d . numm ^ hrou f h ROBINSON'S land shall be run around on the outer part of his land or run by Sam 
BROWNS-it is so confirmed and the road is so modified, is declared a public road. Ordered the cost of the petition 
be paid by petitioners and all other costs be paid by the county. 



Feb. 10, 1860 



Alfred MOYE admr of Elias TURNAGE presents his accts. on motion he is allowed 5% on his receipts (exclusive 
of the sale of negroes) and 2 V 2 % on his disbursements and 1% on the sale of negroes. 

Josephus LATHAM & wife vs. Stephen M. JOHNSON William J. BLOW and James C. ALBRITTON swear to 

°u?n rf ?jabdh EVANS. The original Will burned in the Court House fire. The Will is given [p. 265- 
66] The Will is recorded and the cost of suit be paid by the petitioners 



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.Allen KITTRELL guardian to Martha, Elizabeth, John, Alexander and Sarah KITTRELL returns his accts. current. 



Ordered that Alfred MOYE guardian to Abram J. MOYE and Lemuel D Berry guardian to Jos A WILLIAMS & 
Sherrod WILLIAMS have until next court to make their returns. 

Ordered that Luther JOYNER be appted. overseer of the road leading Amos JOYNERS Bridge to KNOX'S Fork 
and the following hands be assigned to him to work....Amos JOYNER (2 hands), Franklin JOYNER (2 hands) 
Luther JOYNER (2 hands), Thomas HARRIS (1 hand), Howell JOYNER (1 hand), Blaney JOYNER (1 hand) John 
PARKER (1 hand), Abraham PEEBLES (1 hand), John H. HINES (2 hands), R. R. FOREMAN (4 hands). 

Ordered that Aaron COX be exempt from paying a double tax. 

William H. SMITH guardian and Ivan K. WETHERINGTON & wife Susan against Jas. S. CLARK and James A 
HANRAHAN .judgment Nov. term 1859 

The bond of Walter S. HANRAHAN as guardian to Susan, Penelope, Bryant & Richard SMITH, children of Oliver 
SMITH dec'd was destroyed in the Court House fire of Jan. 8, 1858. In Feb. 1855, Walter S. HANRAHAN put 
up a guardianship bond of $ 1 5,000 as guardian to the children, [p. 270] 

R. M. SPEIR guardian of the heirs of Benjamin F. HARRIS, dec'd. vs. John E. MOORE, former guardian 
The heirs were Edmund HARRIS, Louisa HARRIS, Lafayette HARRIS and Susan HARRIS. 

Dr. Richard WILLIAMS appealed to John KING, Justice of Pitt County, along with Henry HARRIS and Robert H 
P ARKER, were summoned to examine a public road alteration which Dr. WILLIAMS proposes to make on the road 
leadmg from Falkland to Marlboro across his land. They agree it will cause no inconvenience to the public. 

Ben W. BROWN appealed to David S. FLEMING, Justice of Pitt County, to examine a public road alteration on the 
road leadmg from Gum SWAMP to Greenville across his land. Abram W. BOSLEY? and Richard TEEL were 
summoned and find the alteration to the advantage to the traveling public. Ben W. BROWN is overseer of the road. 

Jorm NELSON & wife Leucy vs. John LANG Elisha LANG had a Will offered by probate in May term 1854 by 

Josiah NELSON and Reuben Gwaltney, subscribing witnesses. Leucy, relict of Elisha LANG, was granted letters 
testamentary, [p. 273] & 

Special Court held March 7, 1860 with Elias J. BLOUNT, J. C. C. JENKINS and Will J EVANS Justices 
Jeremiah WETHERINGTON and Speir WETHERINGTON appted. special administrators on 'the estate of Speir 
Wethenngton dec d., they giving $6,000 bond. They to hire out negroes and sell: 5 horses, 37 cattle, 80 sheep 70 
hogs, 5 stocks of bees 20 gallons brandy, 40 barrels of corn, 7 stacks of fodder, household furniture, lot of leather 3 
carts, meat, gun boat, buggy, 1 still & side hands, farming tools, and quantity of honey beeswax. 

Special Courtheld April 2„ 1860 with W. S. HANRAHAN, W. L. CHERRY and Sidney DANIEL, Justices 

vf^-n °T a PP° mt ed special administrator on the estate of Hardy CORBITT dec'd. he giving bond of $400 
with Willis R. WILLIAMS and L. P. BEARDSLEY as sureties. 

Willis R^ WILLIAMS brings forth evidence that Robert WILLIAMS dec'd., had a Will proved in Pitt County Court 
nammg Robert R. DUPREE as executor. The original Will burned in the Court House fire. [p. 276] 

wh^^Tf v ROb T, BA f' DREE ; s - James A - MOORE et al the County Clerk must enquire and report 

who is the next of kin and distributees of Nancy MOORE, dec'd. and what they are entitled to and where they live 
ana make report to next Court. J 



State of North Carolina Pitt County} 

?nl re H embere t that 3t .f C ° Urt ° f P,e3S & QuartCr SeSSi0DS be S an and he,d for the County aforesaid at the 
Court House in Greenville on the first Monday of May 1860 in the 84 year of American Independance 
Present} F. B. SATTERTHAIT, L. P. BEARDSLEY, Caleb CANNON, lTg. LITTLE lnae P en °J»»ce. 



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Calvin COX a juror being called and failed to answer fined Five Dollars. 
William PATE Admr. of John B. VENTERS returns his acct. of sales of estate. 
James CARRA WAY guardian to Edward HOLLIDAY returns his accts. current. 

Ordered Mary A. E. MAY be appted. administratrix on the estate of Benjamin MAY dec'd. jointly with Willis R 
WILLIAMS who is appted. administrator during the minority of William MAY to terminate when he comes of 
age. The minor William MAY is equally entitled to administration with said Mary A. E MAY Mary and Willis 
enter into bond of $120,000 with L. P. BEARDSLEY, Matthew L. CARR and Peter E. HINES as sureties. 

May Term 1860....the Will of Charlotte TYSON dec'd. was offered for probate by George MOYE and proved bv 
Samuel A. KITTRELL and Josiah HODGES. P y 

Thomas E. GASKINS guardian to Mary GASKTNS returns his accts. current. 

On motion it is ordered that George MOYE be appted. administrator of Charlotte TISON with Will annexed he 
entermg bond of $ 1 ,500 with Japhet TISON and Samuel KITTRELL as sureties. 

Will H. SMITH adminr. of R. M. EWELL dec'd. returns his acct. of sales, inventory of notes and copy of notice to 
creditors. V3 

Ordered Josiah WEATHERINGTON be appted. adminr. of Nancy WEATHINGTON dec'd., he entering bond of 
$7,000 with Johnathan MCGLAWHORN and Thomas WEATHERINGTON as sureties. 

md Sp6ir WEATHERINGTON be appted. adminr. on the estate of Speir 
WEA lHERTNGTON dec d., they entermg in bond of $40,000 with William J. BLOW and James S CLARK as 
sureties. The widow relinquishes her rights to administration. 

Sarah KTLPATRICK guardian of minor heirs of John A. KILPATRICK returns his accts. current. 

John T. JOYNER, George A. DANCY, Guilford MCGOWNS jurors being called and failed to answer are fined 
$2.50 remitted as to G. A. DANCY. 

February TERM 1860 James L. LANGLEY and David P. LANGLEY executors of Godfrey LANGLEY 

dec d. offered his Will for probate. The Will was dated March 1, 1859. This May Term 1860 Lewis G LITTLE 

f A xTr™ S SPAR , R 5 )W ' ±e subscribing witnesses, swear that it his Will. James L. LANGLEY and David P 
LANGLEY are qualified as executors. 

May 8, 1860 

Jesse NOBLES appears and qualifies as a Justice of the Peace for the County of Pitt. 
William L. TYRE guardian to the minor heirs of Abram JOYNER dec'd. returns his accts. current. 
William L. TYRE guardian to the minor heirs of Nymphus PRICE returns his accts. current. 
William A. BARRETT adminr. of Henry HARRIS dec'd. returns his accts. current. 

fen'7f d es^e LCHER ^ ° f Ge ° rge BELCHER dec ' d ' returas his acct. of negro hire and 

John T. TYSON guardian to the minor heirs of Howell JOYNER dec'd. returns his accts. current. 

^fir^-n J f StiC6S PreS6nt 11 1 ° rdered ** JamCS A - TYS0N be P ennitted to retaiI spirituous liquors at his 
shop in Greenville for one year upon his paying the tax. 



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On motion seven Justices present it is ordered that Edward HOELL be permitted to retail spirituous liquors in 
Greenville for one year upon his paying the tax. 

On motion seven Justices present it is ordered that Silas G. FORBES be permitted to retail spirituous liquors in 
Greenville for one year upon his paying the tax. 

William M. COX guardian to the minor heirs of Washington KINSAUL dec'd. returns his accts. current. 
Asa EDWARDS guardian to Elizabeth EDWARDS returns his accts. current. 

Edward CARMAN appted. adminr. "de bonis non" on the estate of Shadrack JACKSON dec'd. he giving bond of 
$4,000 with R. F. BRIGHT and W. R. FRIZZLE as sureties. 

Edward CARMAN appted. adminr. on the estate of Catherine JACKSON dec'd., he giving bond of $10 000 with R 
F. BRIGHT and W. R. FRIZZLE as sureties. 

Adams CORBITT special administrator of Hardy CORBITT dec'd. returns acct. of sales. 

Jerry WETHERTNGTON and Speir WETHERTNGTON special administrators of Speir WETHERTNGTON dec'd. 
returns acct. of sales and inventory of notes. 

Samuel CORY guardian to Rebecca and Louisa CORY returns his accts. current. 
Robert WILSON guardian to Mary DLXON returns his accts. current. 
Dannie HILL guardian to Paulina HILL returns his accts. current. 
Clayton H. Taylor adminr. of Nehemiah TAYLOR returns his accts. current. 



F. B SATTHERWAIT, J. J. CHERRY, L. G. LITTLE, and Caleb CANNON ordered that G. B. 



executor. 



The Will of Jenny CARNEY dec'd admitted for probate by the executor Marcus C L CHERRY It 
Will W. K. PHILPOT and Will S. WHJTEHURST, subscribing witnesses. Marcus C. L. CHERRY . 









[TO BE CONTINUED] 



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Pitt County Coroners Inquests 

These are select items found in CR 079.913; NC Archives, Raleigh, NC. 
Contributed by Roger Kammerer. 

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Inquest on William R. Laughinghouse. 1861 

State of North Carolina County of Pitt 

Inquisjon indented taken at the LAVENHOUSE family Graveyeard in the County afore said the 30 day of August in 
die year of our lorde 1861 before me M G JAMES Corner of the said County upon view of the grave in which the 
body of William R LAVENHOUSE is deposed said LAVENHOUSE then and there lying ded and upon the oth of 
Simon MILLS Joel MILLS W H EDARDS John S DLXSON James H MILLS Sam L MILLS Joel WILLIAMS 
John MILLS Men G MOORE William N MILLS Green PARMOORE Oliver A MILLES good and lawful men of 
the said county of pjtt who being charge and sworn to inquire how and in what maner the said William R 
LAVENHOUSE by his deth come we the afore said Juriors so say upon oth that after being fujy sasfjed by 
Evedence that on the 24 of the present month August the said William R LAVENHOUSE Come to his deth bv his 
one act and deed — 3 



Inquest on J. J. ABRAMS. 1861 

State of North Carolina Pitt County} March 20 th 1861 

An Inquisition indented taken at Benjamin DANIEL'S in the County aforesaid the 20 th day of March in the year of 
our Lord 1861. Before me M. G. JAMES Coroner of the said County, upon view of the body of J. J. ABRAMS late 
ol said County then and there lying dead, and upon the oath of Martin MOORE, Reddick CARNEY James S 
MOORE, Sydney DANIEL, Edmond M. ALBRITTON, D. P. LANGLEY, Lemuel LANGLEY E C SCOVILL 
Cancil JAMES, E S. DANIEL, Rippon WARD, Benjamin DANIEL, good and lawful men of said county~ofPirt 
who being charged and sworn to inquire how and in what manner the said J. J. ABRAMS by his death came upon 
tiieir oaths do say that on the 19* day of March, the said J. J. ABRAMS was found on the public highway near 
Benjamin DANIEL'S dead by wounds inflicted by causes unknown And we the jurors report said death either from 
the said wounds or cold or by both. In testimony whereof as well I the said Coroner as the jurors aforesaid to the 
inquisition have severjy put our seals the day and year and place first above mentioned 



Inquest on Samuel Smithy 1861 

State of N. C. Pitt County 

indented taken at the old field near Swift Creek on the Premises of J. J. BLAND in the County aforesaid 
on the fifth day of April in the year of our Lord eighteen hundred and sixty one before me M. G. JAMES Coroner of 
^counv_upon vie* ^of the body of Samuel SMITH late of said County then and there lying dead and Ton the 
x^c^r NOBLES CalebSPIVE Y Tillman STOAKS Spencer HARRIS William LITTLE Fener 
NELSON Warren BRACKSTON Shadrick JACKSON Jesse HART Reden TRIPP John TRIPP Benjamin 

Samu!l I^ttr t \ ^ T * C °T^ ° f Pitt Wh ° being Charged md swora how <** " what maner the said 

SSSotS me upon their oaths d0 say ** on the fourth of April * * e *™ ^ named 

H^stZS^f'T ° ath d ° 7? ^Z 0110 ^ ° D masd *y ±e fourth d ^ of A P rfl 1861 1 to g^er with G. 
HARRIS being in sej^ for the missmg body of S. SMITH in the edge of and old field near the path did and thare 

£KS3Tl b0dy t °i Said lying dead and u P° n ^cing within about six feet discovered a singte Z7 

^ft h«nH ,! Tf{ Slde ^u 1S haDd mmlQ P0inting 0ff ±e right ^ extendin g off or from the body. His 

wo^&r^o. uT ^ ^ ! T 8 L Ut ? e t0 "** WS l6ft Side Up ° n the head fo -d a mortal 
wound infhcted by a pistols ball exceptmg the skin by the effects of the fire and powder fracturing the skull 



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co ncnerably ? about the middle of the forehead reanging directly through the brain coming out on the back part of the 
head casing immediate to my belief) 

Atest M G JAMES Cor Barnes BLAND 

Witness Gilford HARRIS it upon examination testi fyingd to the same fact as Barnes BLAND the former witness 
Atest M G JAMES Cor Gilgord (his mark) HARRIS 

F HARRIS Witness Testified as follows on Tuesday Eeavning the second day of April being plowing near tow 
hundred yds from whar S. SMITH was Splitting rail and hearing him frequently at work witM about night I then 
went to the house with and herd nothing more of him 

Atest MG JAMES, Cor F (his mark) HARRIS 

Witness Jos. J. BLAND Deposeth as follows hardys SMITH in my employment for a few days and up till the second 
day of April he on that morning went to his work as usaj returning to his brexfast at about 71/2 oclock taking 
brexfast a t my table to gether with Mr. G. HARRIS and others after brexfast going to his work as usual Shortly after 
brexfast I together with Mr. G. HARRIS walked out to whare he was at work and remajndjng thare a short time after 
and directing him in what couse to work left and returned no more going in the swamp with Mr HARRIS and 
remamd thare till dinner returning home and after taking dinner with Mr. R. HARRIS and Mr. S. as usual he Mr. S 
SMITH left the house and aperently going to his work as usal Witness again returned to the swamp never saw any 
thmg more of SMITH remaind thare till about one our by sun then coming to the house with Mr. G HARRIS and 
remainding thare for a short time went into the field whare F. HARRIS was plowing returning to the house a 
hendred or so yds ahad of him working thare till he arrived then leaving my house with him about sun down and 
going as far as Mr HERRINGTONS field thar leaving him and directing his to go Mr HERRINGTON after a saw 
which he did as directed. Witness going to Mr B. BLAND and returning home about one half of anour in the night 
meetmg F HARRIS on the way at Mr JACKSON to gether with sever other on arriving at my house found that S 
SMITH had not returned to supper as usual Witness to gether with several other gentlemen went and serched for 
SMITH and after looking for him a while but without success found his maul wedge and ax near the path after 
which we returned to the house and going in the swamp with others returned about 10 V 2 oclock and rem ainding 
thare untill about Eleven oclock went together with M. RINGGOLD to a lodge for and and returning without lerning 
any thmg of SMITH. Witness made no further serch untill Thersday E. the fourth of april together with several 
others did renew our serch and witness saw the body of said SMITH after it was found in the position as stated by a 
former witness Barnes BLAND Joseph j BLAND 

Ate st M G JAMES Cor 

We the afore named Jurors do say upon oath that the Said Samuel SMITH came to his death by the wound received 
m the head We further say it was done by his own hand or he committed suicide We tharefore set our hands and 
seal the day and date above written 



Inquest of Patience Tuc ker, slave of William Tucker. 1865 

Record of the Testimony Taken before the Jury of Inquest upon the dead body of Patience, a negro, formerly the 
property of William TUCKER— July 28 th 1865— y 
Witnesses — 

Henry TUCKER, Son of William, aged 13 years & 11 months, "Says that he had an Enfield Rifle in his fathers 
porch, and that negro Patence was coming up to the fence in front of said porch with a cut Water Mellon in her hand 
when he Henry asked her for a piece of the Watermellon, and she told him to come and get some, whereupon he set 
the said Rifle down on the bench and started out to the gate towards said Patience to get some Water Mellon and 
unmediately thereafter the Rifle fell from the bench to the floor of the Porch and was discharged of the load that was 
m it, and Patience fell unmediately after and died. 

"Lucinda," a Negro Girl formerly the property of William TUCKER aged about 12 yrs 

Testifies that She was in the Porch of William TUCKER with Henry TUCKER his son and heard him ask Patience 
for some Water Mellon, and saw him set the Rifle down on the Bench in the Porch, and just as the said Henry was 
going out of the Porch, the Rifle fell to the floor of the Porch and went off and shot Patience who was on the outside 
ot the yard fence on the Road, and immediately thereafter Patience died« 



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"Archd. TYSON" Testifies that he rode up to Mr TUCKERS immediately after the accident happened and saw the 
negro Patience who had just died near the fence in front of Mr TUCKERS House; She was bleeding from the 
wounds which looked like the wound of Minnie ball, having passed through the right hand and thence into the right 
breast just about & near the right of the breast and thence through the body and through the left Shoulder— I saw no 
Gun or Rifle at the time, and know nothing more, having rode up a few seconds after the affair happened but 
Patience was bleeding very freely I looked at her lying at the fence 

State of North Carolina Pitt County} 

Be it remembered that on the 28 th day of July 1865 I Alfred FORBES Special Coroner of said County, attended by a 
Jury of good and lawful men Viz: J. J. CHERRY, J. F. BOYD, H. A. SUTTON, D. H. DILL, B A CORY Jas B 
CHERRY, W. L. GRIMMER, Calvin EVANS, J. A. TYSON, Edwd. HOELL, Jas. D. COBB & Wm WATFORD-- 
by me summoned for that purpose according to law after having by me duly sworn and empanelled at the House of 
William TUCKER in the County aforesaid did hold an Inquest over the dead body of a certain negro named Patience 
formerly the property of said TUCKER; And after inquiring into the facts and circumstances of the death of the 
deceased, from a view of the Corpse and all the testimony procured, the Jury find as follows, that is to say, that said 
Patience came to her death by the accidental discharge of an Enfield Rifle— 
{Signed & sealed before me and sworn to this July 28 th 1 865 Alfred FORBES} 



Inquest of Thomas McCullum. colored man. 1868 

State of North Carolina Pitt County} 

^fi™ indented ' ^ ken at B °y ds Ferry in the said county of Pitt on the 19 th day of Sept. in the year of our 
Lord 1868 before me William J. LAUGHINGHOUSE a deputized Coroner of and in said County, upon the view of 
the body of Thomas MCCULLUM (coloured man) then and there lying upon the water of Tar River dead, upon the 
T 0a ^°/J i? ANDERSON, Tourner JONES, Joseph BROWN, William GUARDNER, Joseph MAY Silas 
n aI^' ^ TER - Brian CANNON, Hosea EDWARDS, Alex. GRIMES, Hardie LITTLE, and Daniel 

DANIEL, good and lawful coloured men of the county aforesaid who being sworn and charged to enquire on the 
part of the State aforesaid when, where, how, and after what manner the said Thomas MCCULLUM came to his 
death do say upon their oath, that the said Thomas MCCULLUM came to his death by accidental drowning by 
tailing from a flat which he was poleing in company with Redman GRIMES on the night of 14 th Inst In witness 
whereof, as well the aforesaid Deputy Coroner, as the Jurors aforesaid have to the Inquisition put their seals on the 
day and year aforesaid and at the place of the said W. J. LAUGHINGHOUSE Deputy Coroner} 
State of North Carolina Pitt County} 

The evidence of Redman GRIMES of Tafts DISTRICT in the said County taken at Boyds Ferry in the said County 
then a H th 6 "* ^ * LAlJG *™ G HOVSE Deputy Coroner of and in the said County anTalso before the ^ 
then and there sworn to enquires how Thomas MCCULLUM then and there lying dead came to his death who saith 
ZZn4Gm^f^ th : M ^ ^ MCCULLUM was poleing on a flat with him the aid 
W^T^^f H yS When u ? ere came U P a thunder shower at the time of their making a cross over to 

Wm GRIMES landing m the night while it was very dark and the lightning verry frequent while thus in the act of 

S C , r0SS ? e I"' 111011138 MCCULLUM feU from *c flat into thewate^andlas unable T*£nZZ2£ 
rising and sinking for three times notwithstanding he the said Redman GRIMES gave him all in his power to save 
him but cou d not prove successful, and there sunk to be seen no more until yesferday when he saJ S£ 
StaS thetwoboysintheflatcorroberatedwithsaid 

^SJ^^^c^^ R edman(hismark)GRIMES (Seal} 

Witness 

Redman GRIMES, Berdam GRIMES, Solomon LITTLE Verdick of the Jury is an accidental drowning 
State of North Carolina Pitt County} 

IoU™2L^ G TT?u S ? ° f J? ° iStriCt " thC S3id C0Un * For want of a coroner to be had in time to 
river near SZvt T» b ° d ^ f ^ om f ^CULLUM (coloured man) found floating upon the water in Tar 
river near Boyds Ferry m Tafts District in said County I Calvin COX do hereby nominate appoint and Deputise you 



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to act as Coroner in holding an Inquest over the body of the said Thomas MCCULLUM to be found as aforesaid 
described Given under my hand and seal this 19 th Sept. A. D. /68 Calvin COX Clerk 



Inquest of Jane Pollard, 1868 

State of North Carolina Pitt County} 

Be it remembered that on the 22 day of September AD 1868 I Thomas CANNON Special Coroner in this case 
attended by a Jury of good and lawful men viz— Abram COX Cornelius KTNSAUL John BRANCH Lewis COX 
James COX John W CANNON Barthtolmew PAGE John S. HARRIS Caleb CANNON William STOCKS 
Thomas ADAMS & T F HARDEE-after being duly sworn and impannelled at the house of Church COX near 
Swilt Creek Swamp m the County of aforesaid-^did hold an inquest over the dead body of Jane POLLARD from a 
view of the Cprpese and all the testimony to be procured, the Jury find as follows that Jane POLLARD Came to her 
death— by falling from the foot log into the water and drowned . 

oA?^ Sa ? dC — hwillC0Xmadeher coffin; Nasby MILLS Cannon MILLS FredBROWKES and Tilman F 
HARDY dug the grave and put her way; 



Inquest on Do rem us L. STOKES. 1879 

State of North Carolina Pitt County} 

Be it remembered that on the 30 th day of June A. D. 1879 I B. J. WILSON Coroner of Pitt County attended by a 
l"? °i fm M men (Yiz) JaS - COX W - E - WLSON Nashwdl WILSON Wiley JONES S W BURNEY 

J°^^WA™v SeP o USCAUSEY JohnCAUSEY Rhodrick STOCKS Wm S SMITH Alfred SMITH ands 
Lewis GWALTNEY--- By me summoned for that purpose according to law after being by me duly sworn and 

sZfS a i C f m STOKES * C ° Unty af ° reSaid did hold 311 ^uest over the dedBody of Doremus L 

^ after m£ l u ™g mt0 the facts and Circumstances of the death of the decased from a view of the corps 
and a the testimony to be procured the Jury finds as follows. That is to say that the deceasd came to his deathly" 
tne tall ot a tree accidently. 3 

State of North Carolina Pitt County} 

S-?n^ 9 f ay ° f J r C . A - °- 1 8? ! We thC f0ll ° Win8 named Went to a gum in Swift Creek swamp Near by Calvin 
the^finT f §Um CUt u rt dOWn 3nd When k Started to fal1 the child ™ a direc t course for the Top of 

ZT* n t ^c^ 66 fe " ° n hUn md ™ Gd hkn ^tantaneously. L. K. WITHERINGTON 
witness d. J. WILSON Coroner 

State of North Carolina Pitt County} 

^GxXf^ °H JUn t e 1879 W *f* f0l !, OWing ^ W6nt t0 3 8™ m Swift Creek swam P Near by Calvin 
Z™J%T T ° u a md ° Ut * d0Wn and When * Started t0 fal1 the chi l d nm a direct course for the Top of 

ntt Z h?' n S3W h hC ^T 28 f ° r thC t0p ° f the free md had ™ about 15 feet and I Called hi but he did 
no stop he continued to run until the tree struck him and Killed him Canadv MOORE 

Witness B. J. WILSON Coroner ^iwuy iviuuKt 



Inquest on Mary Wort hi ngton. 1880 



State of North Carolina Pitt County} 

~SuG^ITZ R H r BARBER ^ b ™ M r.S^ C lI™ S ^co P lo„on 

Lorn ^ ., ^ J ^ AYlX)K By me sun ™oned for that purpose according to law after being by me dulv 

^wS™™S° b 7 WORTHINGTON In the County aforesaid did hold an inquest over le de"d body 
of Mary WORTHINGTON and after examination into the facts, & circumstances of the death of the deceased from 



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a view of the corps & all the testimony to be procured, the said jury finds as follows that is to say that the deceased 
came to her death by drowning herself as she was not Saine. 
Witness B. J. WILSON Coroner 

State of North Carolina Pitt County} 

The examination of Caleb WORTHTNGTON taken before the undersigned Coroner of Said county this 24 day of 
October 1880 at the House Robert WORTHTNGTON upon the body of Mary WORTHTNGTON there and then 
Lying dead to wit: Caleb WORTHTNGTON being duly sworn and says my Sister came to the Gin House yesterday 
where I was at work and told me that mother the Deceased was missing and I immediately came to the House and 
tried to get on her track, Knowing that her mind was not rite. I hunted all along through the fields and could not find 
any trace of her until I came to the marl holes which is about five hundred yards from the house, when I reached 
there I saw her in the marl holes face downwards thereupon I examined around the holes and could not find any 
other track but hers I then took her out of the hole and Brought her to the house with the assistance of Susan A 
CANNON. Caleb WORTHTNGTON {Seal} 

Witness B J WILSON Coroner 



Inquest on Ernest Cox, a child. 1885 

Be it remembered, that on the 8 day of September 1885 I Jno. B. JOHNSON Coroner of the said County attended 
by a jury of good and Lawful men viz: J. B. ELLIS S. R. EVANS Redden TRIPP Biggs HERRINGTON P H 
KITTRELL Frank MCGLAWHORN. By me summoned for that purpose, according to law, and after Being by me 
duly Sworn & empanelled at Biggs HERRTNGTONS Place, in Contentnea Township Pitt County did hold an 
inquest over the dead body of Ernest COX and after inquiring into the facts and Circumstances of the death of the 
deceased from a view of the Corpse and all testimony to be procured, the jury find as follows to Wit— That the 
deceased Ernest COX Came to his death by accidental drowning 

Jane COX Being duly Sworn— Testifies as follows — 

I got up yestiday morning. I took up my Children, and set them down by the fire to give them breakfast, and took the 
water pail to put out the fire, Step out of doors and pulled two the doore, And left the Children down there eatine 
theie. breakfast, went over to Mr NOBLES to get some greenes and when I Come back my baby was drowned in the 
fat bucket it has been one Jane (her mark) cox 

Jno. B. JOHNSON 



Inquest of Newton Clemmons. 1888 

town^nipApn^S^SSr™ ^ ^ ™ 30 inqUeSt 0Ver ±e remains of Newton CLEMMONS in Pactolus 

Testimony of John QUTNN Says Newton CLEMMONS was in my Store on the night of Apr 28 th 1888 and said 

" ° r I 1Ve Swam P e T rs were also » W Store. They seemed to be disputing about something. I heard the 
Pistol Shot and in five minutes I gave Richard MCGOWAN some matches & saw the body of Newton just before he 
died near my store, when they all went out of my Store they seemed to be friendly, when Jim WHITEHURST came 
in my Store Newton CLEMMONS said "there is the man that struck the lick over there, but Jim said "Why I do ™t 
know you. The up Road boys had sticks the Swampers had none 
Jno P REDDING Com J A QUTNN 

Smi 8 l Ab r PEYTON says I was with a crowd of the "Swampers" at DAVENPORTS Store. Jim 

jTwTTT^m?T t U ^i Tv r ^S*™ aside the bIaze md re P ort of Pistol sh <* came directly from 
t 1 Mly bell6Ve Jun WfflTEHURST fired the shot that killed Newton CLEMMONS 

Jno P REDDING Com Abram (his mark) pgyTON 

tl ^n T nrIJ7T PEYT ° N toW and Astin FLOOD that he ^ who m *d Newton CLEMMONS 

Jno P REDDING Com Joe p s mark) wtnstON 



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April 28, 1888 Henry WARD Says nothing pointing to Evidence as to who killed Newton CLEMMONS— I carried 
over with the crowd from Mr. DEAVENPORTS Store to Mr QUINNS Store we all had sticks I saw the Newton 
CLEMMONS as he was dying — heard pistol fire 

JnoP REDDING Com Henry (his mark) WARD 

Joseph HARPER I heard some one at us near the well where Newton CLEMMONS was Killed, call for some one 
whose name I forget at some one answered here he is & some one Shot at the moment I heard Newton 
CLEMMONS cry Oh Lord & c. Jno P REDDING Com Joseph (his mark) HARPER 

Jesse PEYTON Says Sharp STAYTON asked me if I hit him at Mr DEAVENPORTS I said no— he said 111 have 

some body for it [FOLD IN PAPER] Henry WARD, Sharp STATON & others- 1 said some one threw a stick 

at the "Swampers" but did not know who it was 

JnoP REDDING Com Jesse (his mark) PEYTON 

Testimony of W. G. STOKES Says I know nothing of the deceased did not See anything of the difficulty I saw 
some of the "Swampers" but did not know them. They would quarrel at the Store but did not know their names 
Jno P REDDING Com w . G STOKES 

Richard MCGOWANS I heard one man say it troubles me I'll put a 32 in him pretty soon (Did not his name) I heard 
a pistol shot near Mr QUINNS Store and went out & saw Newton CLEMMONS lying dead or dying— lived about 
10 mmutes. when I saw Newton Sharper STATON kneeling over the body of Newton CLEMMONS Sharper said 
he Newton CLEMMONS was shot. I took Newton by the arm before he was shot & tried to get him to go home he 
was drinking. Jno P REDDING Com Richard (his mark) MCGOWANS 

Silvester GREY— I saw the men as around here on the night of April 28 th 1888 Newton WALLS Harris MAZELL 
Wyley DUGGINS James WHITEHURST Jacob WHITLEY Jesse DUGGINS Henry SHEROD at S~ Mr 
QUINNS Store and they were appearing to have some di ffacutv . left Mr QUINNS store and in about five minutes I 
heard the pistol fire I did not see the me named above after the shooting. The Crowd came to Mr QUINNS from 
Direction of DEAVENPORTS with stick in hand 

Jno P REDDING Com Silvester (his mark) GREY 



Frizzle vs. Patrick, NC Supreme Court Case, 1863 

The following is an abstract of NC Supreme Court Case # 8520, William R. Frizzle, Jesse Hart, Charles Rogers 
Warren Frizzle vs. Joel Patrick. Contributed by Roger Kammerer. 

William R. FRIZZLE owned a tract of land in Pitt County on the n/s of Contentnea Creek and on March 4 1850 
Warren T Frizzle bought a tract of land in Greene County on the s/s of Contentnea Creek 

On June 15, 1850 Joel PATRICK and Lewis B. PUGH purchased a small piece of land on both sides of Little 
Contentnea Creek near Scuffleton in Pitt County and desired to erect a public grist and saw mill. They applied to 
persons living around and near for consent since the stream was used for transportation of produce raised along the 
stream. PATRICK and PUGH said they would build and be kept for free use a large flat in the mill pond for 
transporting of produce down the mill stream and they would compensate for flooding of lands 
9 , t , ^ w ere given consent and in 1850 a mill house was built. The pond flooded, they neglected to build a flat 
and they refused to pay damages for overflowing. 

o^^t 1857 ' Le 7 S B ", P U? H sold his Merest in the mill to Joel PATRICK, because every year the area was 
getting stagnant and sickly The mosquitoes were so bad it rendered the homes in the area intolerable and by 1858 
the sickness ^(dipthena) i and mortality in the neighborhood was the worst ever known. It was the opinion of medical 
gentlemen fhat .it was the mill pond. There were at least 40 deaths in 1858 in a circumference of 6 miles around the 
mill pond. On the night of Feb. 18, 1861 the mill house was burned down by an incendiary. The mill was not ponded 
that summer and the area returned to being healthy. 

n^y!* °f 1861 ' J °, el , Patrick Want6d t0 rebuiId ±e miU md be Z™ to d0 so > b ^ was stopped by his 

neighbors The ocal citizens feelmg it was dangerous, endeavored to buy him out. PATRICK then jacked up the 
pnce tor the mill land. People kept on burning down his progress in rebuilding the mill 

At this time, Joel PATRICK was a cripple for life and couldn't walk, getting around on crutches 



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Craven County Death Certificates 

The following are selected death certificates found in the Craven County Court House, New Bern, NC. Obviously 
not all information is given, but these are meant as leads to find names. 
Contributed by Roger Kammerer. 



Amelia HEATH (wife of Darril HEATH) b. Sept. 19, 1857 Craven Co., d. Feb. 19, 1930 Craven Co.; buried Cove 
City, NC 

F: Alfred SMITH, b. Craven Co. 
M: 

Bertie F. CAMPBELL (wife of T. A. CAMPBELL) b. July 31, 1867 in NC: d Oct 3 1 1930 
F: James H. BUCK, b. NC ' ' 

M: Susan PATRICK, b. NC 

John A. THOMAS, b. Jan. 26, 1860 in Hookerton, NC, d. June 11 1932 
F: Frank THOMAS, b. NC 
M: Susan PATRICK, b. NC 

Lenard Herbert SMITH, b. 1886 in Grifton, NC, d. Feb. 9, 1932; informant: Mrs. Augusta SMITH 
F: Lenard Herbert SMITH, b. Grifton, NC 
M: 

George Jefferson IPOCK (wife: Susan Mary) b. Mar. 26, 1857 Craven Co d Mav 23 1928 
F: Charles IPOCK, b. Craven Co. 
M: Margaret Langley, b. Beaufort Co. 

f ' a ^ TT0N < md - Ross LANCASTER and Lemuel? SUTTON) b. Jan. 10, 1847, d. Aug. 26 1928 

r: William WARD ' 

M:_ 

Edward Adrian GOODMAN, b. Dec. 24, 1859 in Lenoir Co., d. Sept 19 1928 
F: L. H. GOODMAN, b. Lenoir Co. 
M: Elizabeth BUCK, b. Lenoir Co. 

Elicha Tenor Lewis TEMPLE (wife of J. H. TEMPLE) age 23 d June 13 1928 

F: W. J. LEWIS, b. Beaufort Co. 

M: Sarah D. LANGLEY, b. Craven Co. 

Hugh C. BUCK, age 55, b. Craven Co., d. Jan. 24, 1931; lived in Vanceboro NC 
F: Thomas BUCK, b. Vanceboro, NC 
M: Isabella WILLIS, b. Vanceboro, NC 

ssstsrr age 5o - 4 Mar - mu M °™ mt: *>• *°« 

M: Nancy LILLY, b. Craven Co. 

Alonzo Luca SMITH [(wife Maria) b. Aug. 4, 1862 Craven Co., d. April 2, 1934; merchant 
F: Louis SMITH, b. Craven Co. 
M: Levina ARNOLD, b. Craven Co. 

™^K e ^co )54, Craven Co - d lm - 3 - 1935; *— ° f Vanceb °- Nc 

M: Sarah NELSON, b. Craven Co. 



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Laney Louisa FULCHER (wife of George M. FULCHER) age 73, b. Pitt Co., d. April 30, 1935 
Parents? 

Informant: Mrs. W. A. SPRUILL of Vanceboro, NC 

Mary HOELL (widow of Alphonso HOELL) age 72, b. Craven Co., d. Nov. 10, 1936 

F: Redding JONES, b. Tenn? Informant: Frank HOELL, Vanceboro, NC 

M: Nancy SMITH, b. Pitt Co. 

Oscar PARRAMORE (wife Josephine) b. Feb. 5, 1881 in Pitt Co., d. Oct. 1, 1938; merchant in Vanceboro 
F: Ben PARRAMORE, b. Pitt Co. 
M: Winnie TAYLOR, b. Beaufort Co. 

James Lanier BLAND (wife Roxie) b. Feb. 4, 1858 in Pitt Co., d. June 22, 1938; buried Epworth 
F: Theophilus BLAND, b. Pitt Co. 
M: Mary SMITH, b. Pitt Co. 

Carrie SUMMERELL JONES [Div. wife of Samuel JONES] b. Dec. 9, 1891 Craven Co d Feb 8 1942 
F: Harvey SUMMERELL, b. Pitt Co. 
M: Mollie Louise , b. Pitt Co. 

Fred Latham WILSON, b. July 2, 1900 in Pitt Co., d. Dec. 19, 1942; logger; buried Epworth, Craven Co 

F: Beck WILSON, b. Pitt Co. 

M: Bessie WETHERINGTON, b. Pitt Co. 

Dr. John Harvey HUDSON [Div.] b. 1888 Pitt Co., d. Mar. 30, 1942; buried Hudson's Crossroads, Pitt Co 
F: John Allen HUDSON, b. Pitt Co. 
M: Maggie EVANS, b. Pitt Co. 

Sallie FARRELL (widow of Thomas FARRELL) b. Apr. 28, 1894 Pitt Co., d. Aug. 1, 1941; barber in Vanceboro 
F: George PARKER, b. Pitt Co. 
M: Etta WARREN, b. Pitt Co. 

Annie Clark TURNAGE (wife of G. L. TURNAGE) b. Mar. 13, 1883 Pitt Co., Mar 31 1941 
F: Henry David CLARK, b. Pitt Co. 
M: Lonie Elim CLARK, b. Pitt Co. 

John Lewis GWALTNEY (wife Ruth) b. Mar. 28, 1878 in Pitt Co., d. Feb 3 1942 
F: Richard GWALTNEY, b. Pitt Co. 
M: HADDOCK, b. Pitt Co. 

Linwood Tucker ALLEN, b. Aug. 23, 1906 in Pitt Co., d. Oct. 8, 1940 at County Home; drug clerk 
F: Fred L. ALLEN, b. Pitt Co. 
M: Rosa TUCKER, b. Pitt Co. 

T. A^ CAMPBELL, b. May 4, 1855 in NC, d. Jan. 8, 1940; lived at Bridgeton, NC; buried at Cedar Grove Cemetery 
F: Thomas A. CAMPBELL, b. Pitt Co. 

M: 

William WELLS (wife Katie) b. Nov. 26, 1871 in Pitt Co., d. Dec. 29, 1940; Informant: Ivey WELLS of Cove City 
F: Guilford WELLS, b. Edgecombe Co. 
M: Sarah BEAMAN, b. Pitt Co. 

Fannie Thomas ROUSE (wife of Joe ROUSE) b. Apr. 8, 1879 in Craven Co., d. May 23 1941 Tsuicidel 
F: John W. KIRKMAN, b. Pitt Co. buried Riverside Church 

M: Donnie MOORE, b. Pitt Co. 



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William Wiley BULLOCK (wife Lula N.) b. Jan. 28, 1871 in Pitt Co., d. Jan. 2, 1941 

F: W. W. BULLOCK, b. Pitt Co. buried Gum Swamp, Belvoir, Pitt Co. 

M: Elizabeth WARREN, b. Pitt Co. 

Ethel McLawhorn COX (wife of S. J. COX) b. Feb. 28, 1900 in Pitt Co., d. Nov. 12, 1939 
F: Charles MCLAWHORN, b. Pitt Co. 
M: Fannie HEATH, b. Pitt Co. 

Lewis B. DAIL (wife Mollie) b. June 13, 1876 in Pitt Co., d. Mar. 19, 1939 

F: Bryant DAIL, b. Pitt Co. 

M: Sarah MANNING, b. Pitt Co. 

Major CHAPMAN (black) b. 1860 on Swift Creek, d. Nov. 19, 1939 
F: Robert CHAPMAN, b. Swift Creek 
M: Sarah , b. Swift Creek 

Albert Jasper STOCKS (wife Neva) b. Aug. 3, 1891 in Pitt Co., d. Nov. 24, 1938; electrician in New Bern 

F: Alfred STOCKS, b. Pitt Co. 

M: Patsy Annie TURNAGE, b. Pitt Co. 

Josephine POLLARD, b. Aug. 13, 1861 in Craven Co., d. Dec. 16, 1938; lived near Vanceboro NC 
F: Turner POLLARD, b. Craven Co. 
M: Callia CLARK, b. Pitt Co. 

William Henry OXLEY, b. May 27, 1870 in Pitt Co., d. Dec. 19, 1938; in US Navy in 1918; bottlemaker 
F: Nelson OXLEY, b. Pitt Co. 
M: Mary COX, b. Pitt Co. 

Jesse M. BLAND (wife Rose J.) b. May 19, 1885 in Craven Co., d. April 15, 1938; buried Epworth 
F: J. L. BLAND, b. Pitt Co. 
M: Julia DLXON 

William Perm LANE (wife Julia) b. Feb. 14, 1846 in Pitt Co., d. Dec. 26, 1938; lived near Cove City NC 

F: A. C. LANE, b. Pitt Co. 

M: Susan WOOTEN, b. Lenoir Co. 

Georgia OXLEY, b. Nov. 16, 1877 in Pitt Co., d. Mar. 27, 1938; photographer in New Bern NC 
F: Chris OXLEY, b. Pitt Co. 
M: Sarah PHILLIPS, b. Pitt Co. 

Margaret Frances HAMMOND (widow of W. H. HAMMOND) b. Sept. 3, 1861 in Pitt Co d Apr 30 1938 
F: John L. DANIELS, b. Pitt Co. P ' 

M: Elizabeth CHAPMAN, b. Pitt Co. 

Mary Elizabeth FRANKS (widow of D. W. FRANKS) b. Jan. 27, 1872 in Craven Co d Jan 29 1944 
f- N«*it MILLS, b. Pitt Co. buried ' k Cedar Q rove 

M: Lydia MILLS, b. Pitt Co. 

Asa Lee GARDNER (wife Ida) b. Apr. 14, 1871 in Washington Co.?. NC d Apr 19 1944 
F: Sylvester GARDNER, b. Pitt Co. - ' 

M: Sallie GWALTNEY, b. Pitt Co. 

Myron Woodford JOLLY, b. Aug. 26, 1897 in Pitt Co., d. Dec. 28, 1944 in Dover NC 
F: John R. JOLLY, b. Greene Co. 
M: Ada DIXON, b. Pitt Co. 



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William M. COWARD (wife Malissa) b. Apr. 13, 1871, d. Mar. 7, 1943 in Vanceboro, NC 
F: James COWARD, b. Pitt Co. 
M: Selesta SMITH, b. Pitt Co. 

Mattie E. WARREN (widow of Benjamin R. WARREN) b. June 19, 1869 in Pitt Co., d. Jan. 5, 1943 
F: Harvey MCLAWHORN, b. Pitt Co. 
M: Nancy EDWARDS, b. Pitt Co. 

Daniel Reid BLAND (md. Sallie SAWYER) b. Dec. 19, 1889 in Craven Co., d. Apr. 1 1 1944 

F: J. L. BLAND, b. Pitt Co. 

M: Julia C. DLXON, b. Greene Co. 

Jesse Bryant GARDNER (md. Rena Mae KING) b. Oct. 18, 1867 in Pitt Co., d. Dec. 21, 1943 

F: William C. GARDNER, b. Pitt Co. buried British Chapel, Dover, NC 

M: Bettie VENDRICK, b. NC 

Nancy HARRIS (wife of Pinkney HARRIS) b. Nov. 2, 1868 in Pitt Co., d. Oct. 8, 1943 at Ernul NC 

F: Bryant DAIL, b. Pitt Co. 

M: Sarah MANNING, b. Pitt Co. 

Oliver Raymond ADAMS (md. Mary Susan HARTLEY) b. Nov. 18, 1884 in Pitt Co., d. May 26, 1929 (filed under 
1943) 

F: James Thomas ADAMS, b. Pitt Co. 
M: Mary L. HODGES, b. Pitt Co. 

William Henry BURNEY (md. Addie BUTLER) b. Feb. 15, 1867 in Pitt Co., d. Sept. 29, 1943 in Vanceboro NC 
F: William BURNEY, b. Pitt Co. 
M: Susan WILSON, b. Pitt Co. 

Clara S. FRANKS (wife of Ernest E. Franks) b. Aug. 22, 1897 in Pitt Co., d. Feb. 22 1943 
F: William H. SUMRELL, b. Pitt Co. 
M: Rachel FORREST, b. Craven Co. 

Mrs. Eliza FORNES (widow of Frank FORNES) b. Dec. 4, 1872 in Pitt Co., d July 14 1943 
F: Lacey FORNES, b. Craven Co. 
M: Gatsey ADAMS, b. Pitt Co. 

Sarah A. LANCASTER (widow of Lacy V. LANCASTER) b. Mar. 3, 1872 in Pitt Co d Mar 18 1945 
F: Wyatt GARDNER, b. Pitt Co. ' 
M: Elizabeth COREY, b. Pitt Co. 

Alonzo PHILLIPS (md. Alice G ARRIS) b. May 13, 1864, d. Feb. 12, 1945 in Vanceboro NC 
F: Gatling PHILLIPS, b. Craven Co. 
M: Mary VENTERS, b. Pitt Co. 

George A. PfflLPOT (md. Hattie BENNETT) b. Dec. 9, 1876 in Pitt Co., d Aug 30 1944 

F: Noah PHILPOT, b. Pitt Co. buried Sand Hills Cemetery, Reelsboro, NC 

M: Nancy MORRIS, b. Pitt Co. 

Abner A. SMITH (md. Delia) b. June 15, 1870 in Pitt Co., d. Oct. 17, 1944; buried Epworth 
F: Joseph SMITH, b. Pitt Co. 
M: Betsy SMITH, b. Pitt Co. 

William Henry SMITH (md. Ada ROSS) b. Apr. 28, 1873, d. Aug. 19, 1946; guard at prison camp 
F: Abner SMITH, b. Pitt Co. ~ 
M: Nancy HUDSON, b. Pitt Co. 



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Vincent Family Marriages 

From the marriage index located in the Register of Deeds Office, Pitt County Courthouse, Greenville, NC. This 
collection lists all the white entries through 1900. Transcribed and contributed by Elizabeth Ross. 



Key to Format: 

Groom (age) Groom's Father & Mother 
Bride (age) Bride's Father & Mother 
Date of marriage. Township. Performing official. 
Witnesses 



Vinson, Jesse (54) Drury Vinson & Mary 

Dunn, Elizabeth (22) Jno. Dunn & Julia 
Jan. 8, 1878. Belvoir. R. E. Mayo, JP 
Carrie E. Rives, Rufus Dunn, Peter Dunn 

Vinson, John (2 1 ) James Vinson & Sarah 

Jolly, Patsy Ann ( 1 6) Thos. Jolly & Rebecca 
July 8, 1880. Contentnea. R. P. Collins, JP 
Thos. C. Cannon, Jas. D. Hanrahan, W. F. Brett 

Vincent, Louis C. John Vincent & Sarah 

Little, Alice Ann Wm. C. Little & Julia A. J. 

Feb. 19, 1870. Contentnea. Wm. May, Min. 

Vinson, Noah J. (23) James Vinson & Sarah 
Cannon, Nancy (33) Louis Cannon & Lota 

Jan. 23, 1878. contentnea. Fred McLohon, Min. 

Amos G. Cox, C. L. Patrick, Bryant Tripp 

Vinson Samuel M. (27) Andrew Vinson & Polly 
Little, Lota A. N. (20) W. C. Little & Julia A. 

Apr. 24, 1877. Contentnea. F. McGlohorn, Min. 

Vinson, Spires John Vinson & Briney 
Cory, Mary Bryant Cory & Louisa 

Nov. 19, 1867. Greenville District. S. A. Kittrell, JP 

Vincent, Thomas (21) Jesse Vincent & Elizabeth 

Norris, Emily (3 8) Wm. Driver & ng 

Dec. 14, 1898. Greenville twsp. L. A. Mayo, JP 
Walter Bland, Willie Pollard, Rufus Dunn 

Vincent, William O. (27) James Vincent & Sallie 
Evans, Louisa (24) Amos Evans & Patiece? 

June 12, 1884. Contentnea. John Branch, Min. 

Thomas C. Cannon, Lafatt. Cox, John Tripp 

Vinson, Z. V. (24) Saml. Vinson & Charlotte 

Harrington, Jinnie E. (18) Paul Harrinngton & Gracy 

June 13, 1888. Greenville twsp. F. M. McGlowhorn, Min. 

L. H. Anderson, M. B. Barber, Alfred Canon 



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Bland, Walter (27) ng 

Vinson, Martha ( 1 8) Jesse Vinson & Elizabeth 

Mar. 23, 1898. Greenville twsp. L. A. Mayo, JP 

J. W. Brown, Jos. Morris 

Carman [Cannon], Henry (22) Louis Carman & Lota [should be Cannon] 
Vinson, Cilia ( 1 8) James Vinson & Sarah 

July 8, 1880. Contentnea. R. P. Collins, JP 

T. C. Cannon, J. A. Hanrahan, W. F. Britt 

Case, C. C. (35) ng & Theresa Case 

Vinson, Josephine (25) Speir Vinson & Mary Wilson 
Jan. 24, 1900. Beaver Dam. J. H. Manning, JP 

C. N. Nichols, F. Pollard, Jos. L. Tyson 

McGowns, Marcellus (27) Burton McGowans & Arcena 
Vinson, Frances (26) John Vinson & Sarah McGowan 

Jan. 4, 1880. Greenville twsp. Fred McGlawhorn, Min. 

Wm. H. Tripp, Elizabeth McGlawhorn, A. Tripp 

McGowns, Wm. G. (28) Burton McGowns & Arrena 
Vinson, Henrietta (22) John Vinson & Sally 
Jan. 16, 1881. Chicod. John Branch, MG 

D. N. Branch, Guilford Stocks, J. B. McGowns 

Nobles, Thomas Joshua Nobles & ng 

Vincen, Mariah John Vincen & Briny 

Jan. 20, 1870. Contentnea. T. N. Manning, Min. 

Tripp, Wm. H. (30) ng 
Vincent, Alvany (21) ng 

date ng*. Greenville twsp. T. N. Manning, Min. [*application dated May 3 1873] 

J. H. Smith, B. Smith, A. McGlohorn 

White, Burrell (22) Burwell White & Martha 

Vincent, Fannie (33) Hasty Vincent & Elizabeth 

Dec. 7, 1886. Beaver Dam. J. W. Smith, JP 

Ira J. Frizzle, H. R.Wooten, J. B. White 

Wilson, Pinkney Eli (35) Matthew Wilson & Mary 
Vinson, Mary (27) Bryan Cory & Louisa 

Sept. 19, 1878. Greenville twsp. Rich. Williams, JP 

John B. Worsley, B. J. Wilson, Thos. F. Hill 



Willie Jones Dropped Dead, 1895 

Eastern Reflector, Wed. Jan. 23, 1895 

Ayden, N. C., Jan. 19 th 1895 Mr. Willie JONES, aged about 70 years, living near ex-sheriff J. F. HELLEN'S 

went out to his work yesterday morning as well as usual, and dropped dead in less than half an hour. 



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Bible Records 



William H. Cannon Bible Record 

This bible was printed in 1815 by M. Carey, No. 121 Chestnut St., Philadelphia, Pa. and was owned in the 1950's by 
Mrs. J. C. Mellichamp of Atlanta, Ga. William H. Cannon lived in Darlington, SC. This record found in Georgia 
DAR Genealogical Records, Vol. 50; Georgia Archives. Contributed by Roger Kammerer. 

MARRIAGES 

Wm. H. Cannon and Sarah Ann McTyer were married 13 th day of May, 1804, by the Revrd. James Coleman. 

Simon Connell and Mary Cannon, daughter of Henry Cannon, married 10 th October 1805. 

Hugh E. Cannon, and Ann Muldrow, married 5 th October 1809. 

James Brown and Susanna W. Cannon, married 17 th March 1819. 

John J. Cannon and Ann Shova Pawley was married January 1 82 1 . 

Joseph A. Jolly and Susanna M. Cannon married 15 th Jan'y. 1823. 

William H. Cannon & Ann Sanders, widow of Jordan Sanders, married 26 th June 1825 by the Revrd Rob 
Campbell. 

Simon C. Muldrow and Louisa A. Cannon married Novr. 1 826. 
Charles B. Howard and Amelia M. Cannon, married August 1828. 

BIRTHS 

Children of Henry and Mary Cannon 

William H. Cannon born 25* April 1783 

Jane Cannon b. 23 rd Aug. 1784 

Susannah Wilson Cannon 25 th March 1786 

Hugh E. Cannon , 4 th Sept. 1787 

George James Cannon, 6 th Feb 1789 

Elizabeth Cannon, 30 th June 1790 

Mary Cannon, 26 th Nov. 1791 

Sarah Cannon , 5 th Oct. 1793 

Robert Augustus Cannon, 17 th Feb. 1795 

John Julius Cannon, 19 th Oct. 1796 

E^ugh 1 ° f Hemy Caim ° n 311(1 Susannah Cherr y' Widow of George Cherry, They married 14 th Aug. 1798, by Rev. 

Susan Monselle Cannon, born 16 th Jan. 1800 
Augustus Devan Cannon, 3 1 st Dec. 1801 

Wm. H. Cannon, Senr born 25 th April 1783 

Sarah Ann Cannon, wife of Wm. H. Cannon, born 28 th Dec. 1787 

Children of Wm. H. and S. A. Cannon 

Mary Ervin Cannon, 10 th Sept. 1805 

Susannah Williams Cannon, 26 th June 1807 

Louisa Adeline Cannon, 3 rd Jan'y 1809 

Amelia Melvina Cannon, 4 th Aug. 1810 

Wm. Henry Cannon, 28 th July 1812 

Son not named 23 rd Dec. 1815 lived 9 days 

Sarah Ann Cannon 18 th Jan'y 1817 

Elizabeth Jane Cannon 10 th Feb. 1819 

Robert Rasha Cannon 12 of June 1822 

John Julius Cannon son of John Julius Cannon and Ann S. Cannon, was born 22 nd Jan. 1823 



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Deaths 

Sarah Ann Cannon, wife of Wm. H. Cannon departed this life 23d Sept. 1824 

William H. Cannon, Senr departed this life 2 nd December 1 843 

Jane Cannon departed this life 9 th Aug. 1793 

George James Cannon, do. 23 August 1793 

Susanna Wilson Cannon, Do. 14 Aug. 1793 

Elizabeth Cannon, Do. 20 th June 1791 

Sarah Cannon, Do. 2 nd Nov. 1793 

Robert Augustus Cannon, Do. 23 rd Jan'y 1798 

John Julius Cannon, Do. 15 th Sept. 1822 

Augustus Devan Cannon, Do. 20 th —1817 

Children of Wm. H. & S. A. Cannon 

Mary Eloise Cannon, daughter of Wm. H. and Sarah Ann Cannon, departed this life 27 th October 1820 

Sarah Ann Cannon, daughter of Wm. H. and Sarah Ann Cannon, departed this life Thursday the 23 rd October 1823, 

half after ten at night. 

John J. Cannon departed this life 15 th September 1822. 
Augustus D. Cannon departed this life 20 th October 1817 



John Gaston Rives Bible Record 

This bible was printed in 1851 by the American Bible Society, New York. This record is taken from the original 
bible pages found in the John Gaston Rives, Jr. Family Papers, East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner 
Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC. Contributed by Roger Kammerer. 

BIRTHS 

William Foxhall Rives son of John G. and Lucie D. Rives his wife was born Dec the 13 th 1861 
Lucy Dancy Rives Daughter of James P Rives and Pattie B Rives his wife was born Oct 6 th 1878 
Robert Marriott Rives Son of James P. Rives and Pattie B Rives his wife was born Feb 6 th 1880 
Infant Daughter of James P. Rives and Pattie B Rives his wife was born Nov. 6 th 1 88 1 
Margaret E Rives Daughter of Richard E Rives and Delia W. his wife was born Sept 26 th 1880 
Lillian Ora Rives Daughter of John G. & Mattie A. Rives his wife was born Jan 22 nd 1 884 
Sallie Dancy Rives Daughter of John G. & Mattie A. Rives his wife was born Feb. 2 nd 1886 
William Dow Rives Son of John G. & Mattie A. Rives his wife was born March 19, 1890 
Archibald Carlysle Rives son of J G Rives & Mattie A. Rives his wife was born Nov 17 th 1904 
Annie Laurie Rives daughter of John G & Mattie A Rives his wife was born Jan 27, 1902 

married June 2 nd 1922 to Mr. L. M. Cooper 



BIRTHS 

John Gaston Rives son of Richard E. Rives and Clary Rives his wife was born on the 19 th of Jan 1818 

i UC ^S"rf 1V ? S o^ ife ° f J0hn °- MV6S md dau * hter 0f William Foxha11 ™ d Sarah E - Foxhall his wife was born on 
the 17 Dec 1828 

Dr. John G Rives and Mrs P E Whitley were married Nov 23 rd 1880 
John Gaston Rives Son of John G. Jr. & Mattie A. Rives his wife was born on 3 rd Oct 1892 
Jessie Rives daughter of John G & Mattie A Rives his wife was born June 24 th 1 889 
James Philips Rives son of John G. and Lucy D. Rives his wife was born 10* of June 1849 
William Foxhall Rives son of John G. & Lucy D. Rives his wife was born on 6 th of May 1853 
John Gaston Rives son of John G. & Lucy D. Rives his wife was born on 24 th of June 1 854 
Richard Edwin Rives Son of John G. & Lucy D. Rives his wife was born on 16 th of Jan. 1857 
Sallie Dancy Rives Daughter of John G. and Lucie D. Rives his wife was born 15 th Nov. 1859 
Mattie Daughter of John G. and Mattie A Rives his wife was bora Sept 10 th 1909 
Vernon Edwin Rives son of John G. and Mattie A Rives his wife was born Oct 18 th 191 



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MARRIAGES 

John G. Rives and Lucy D. Rives his wife were married on Sept 20 th , 1848 

James P Rives son of son of John G Rives & Lucie D Rives and Pattie B Marriott daughter of R H & P. A Marriott 
were married Dec 19 th 1877 

Richard E Rives and Delia W Bullock were married 2 nd Dec 1879 
John G. Rives and Mattie A. Tyson were married 21 st March 1883 
John G. Rives died Feb. 2th 1922 with pnuemonia 
Dr. John G Rives and Mrs P E Whitley were married Nov 23 rd 1 880 
A. A. Forbes & Lillian O Rives were married April 1902 
Henry O Skipper & Sallie D Rives were married Dec 15 th 1908 
Laurence M. Cooper & Annie L. Rives were married June 2 nd 1922 
William Dowell Rives and Clyde Lee Jones were married May 29, 1912 
Sidney M. Saunders & Mattie C Rives were Married 1928 
John Gaston Rives Jr. & Beulah Ellis were married 1924 

DEATHS 

Lucie D. Rives, wife of John G. Rives, and daughter of William & Sarah E. Foxhall, departed this life Nov. 19, 1862 

Dr. John G. Rives died December 1 6 th 1 882, in Williams: Church while praying 

Frank Foxhall Rives Son of John G. and Mattie A. Rives died July 26 th 1888 

Jessie Rives daughter of John G & Mattie A Rives died April 3d 1900 

Dr. John G. Rives son of Richard E Rives died on Feb 21 st 1922 pnuemonia 

William Foxhall Rives son of John G. and Lucy D. Rives his wife departed this life 15 th August 1853 
William Foxhall Rives son of John G. & Lucie D. Rives departed this life June 27 th 1863 
Sallie Dancy Rives, daughter of John G. & Lucie D. Rives, departed this life Oct. 3 1 st 1 863 
Robert Marriott Rives son of James & Pattie B. Rives died July 3 rd 1881 
Infant Daughter of James & Pattie B. Rives died Nov. 8 th 1881 

John G. Rives Son of Dr. John G Rives Departed this life Feb 14 (OVERWRITTEN 15) 1922 
James P. Rives Son of John G. & Lucy D. Rives Departed this Life Feb 1 4- 1 922 
William Dowell Rives son of John G and Mattie A Rives Died Mar 16- 1932 
Lillian Rives Forbes died May 24, 1957 



Gatlin Family Record 

These dates were taken from a family record by John A Clark, Jr. and are found in the Gatlin file of the John A 
Clark Jr. Collection, 427.3.h, Special Collections, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville NC 
Contributed by Roger Kammerer. 

Pearson Gatling was born Jan 1 8, 1 8 1 5 
Nancy Gatling was born Oct 10, 1828 

Olivia, daughter of Pearson & Nancy Gatling was born June 6, 1849 
Julia, daughter of Pearson & Nancy Gatling was born Nov. 7, 1 852 
Andrew son of Pearson & Nancy Gatling was born Sept 12, 1855 
Muridor H. daughter of Pearson & Nancy Gatling was born Sept 19, 1859 
David M. son of Pearson & Nancy Gatling was born Sept 6 1 866 

Minnie Bynum (Thompson) adopted by Asa L. Bynum and Julia Gatlin his wife was born Dec 23 1878 
Pearson Gatlm, son of Baron and Polly his wife died June 1 1, 1883 



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INDEX 



Abrams, J. J 15 

Adams, Gatsey 24 

Adams, James Thomas 24 

Adams, Oliver Raymond.. 24 

Adams, Thomas 18 

Albritton, B. G 1 1 

Albritton, Edmond M 15 

Albritton, James C 11 

Allen, Fred L 22 

Allen, John 2 

Allen, Linwood Tucker .... 22 

Allen, Richard 5 

Allen, Titus C 14 

Allen, Zachariah 5 

Anderson, John 17 

Anderson, L. H 25 

Anderson, L. R. 11 

Arnold, J. B 18 

Arnold, L. M 18 

Arnold, Levina 21 

Arnott, Isaac S 3 

Baker, Henry 3 

Baldree, Robert 12 

Barber, Henry 18 

Barber, M. B 25 

Barnhill, Marina 14 

Barrett, William A 13 

Barrow, Benjamin 7 

Barrow, J 4 

Barrow, Richard 4 

Bartlett, Jesse 3 

Beaman, Sarah 22 

Beardsley, L. P 11, 

12, 13 

Belcher, George 13 

Belcher, Sherrod 13 

Bell, Samuel 10 

Bennett, Hattie 24 

Bernard, William A 1 1 

Bland, Barnes 15, 

16 

Bland, Daniel Reid 24 

Bland, J. L 23, 

24 

Bland, James Lanier 22 

Bland, Jesse M 23 

Bland, Joseph J 15 

16 

Bland, Theophilus 22 

Bland, Walter 25 

26 



Blount, Elias J 12, 

14 

Blow, William J 11, 

13, 14 

Bosley, Abram W 12 

Botton, John 7 

Bowers, William 1, 2 

Boyd, J. F 17 

Branch, John 18, 

25, 26 

Brand, William 3 

Braxton, Felix 18 

Braxton, Warren 15 

Bright, R. F 14 

Britt, W. F 25, 

26 

Brooks, Fred 18 

Brooks, Martha 14 

Brown, Asa 11 

Brown, Ben W 12 

Brown, J. W 26 

Brown, James 27 

Brown, Joseph 10, 

17 

Brown, Sam 11 

Buck, Elizabeth 21 

Buck, Hugh C 21 

Buck, James H 21 

Buck, Thomas 21 

Bullock, Delia W 29 

Bullock, William Wiley....23 

Burney, Hardy 3 

Burney, Jeremiah 3 

Burney, Polly 3 

Burney, S. W 18 

Burney, Sarah 3 

Burney, Shadrack 3 

Burney, Simon 3 

Burney, William Henry ....24 

Burney, William 24 

Butler, Addie 24 

Bynum, Asa L 29 

Bynum, Joseph 7, 8 

Bynum, Minnie 29 

Campbell, Bettie F 21 

Campbell, Robert, Rev 27 

Campbell, Thomas A 21, 

22 

Cannon, Alfred 25 

Cannon, Amelia M 27 



Cannon, Augustus Devan..27, 



28 

Cannon, Brian 17 

Cannon, Caleb 11, 

12, 14, 18 

Cannon, Elizabeth Jane 27 

Cannon, George James 27, 

28 

Cannon, Henry 26, 

27 

Cannon, Hugh E 27 

Cannon, Jane 27 

Cannon, John Julius 27, 

28 

Cannon, John W 18 

Cannon, Louis 25, 

26 

Cannon, Louisa Adeline....27 

Cannon, Mary Eloise 28 

Cannon, Mary Ervin 27 

Cannon, Mary 27 

Cannon, Nancy 25 

Cannon, Robert Augustus .27, 
28 

Cannon, Robert Rasha 27 

Cannon, Susan A 19 

Cannon, Susanna M 27 

Cannon, Susanna Wilson. .27 

Cannon, Thomas C 25 

Cannon, Thomas 18 

Cannon, William H 27, 

28 

Carman, Edward 14 

Carney, Jenny 14 

Carney, Reddick 15 

Carr, Alexander 14 

Carr, Matthew L 13 

Carraway, James 13 

Case, C. C 26 

Case, Theresa 26 

Caswell, Richard 1, 5 

Causey, John 18 

Causey, Josephus 18 

Chapman, Elizabeth 23 

Chapman, Major 23 

Chapman, Robert 23 

Cherry, George 27 

Cherry, J. J 17 

Cherry, James B 17 

Cherry, John J 11, 

14 



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Cherry, Marcus C. L 14 

Cherry, Susannah 27 

Cherry, Thomas 7 

Cherry, W. L 12 

Cherry, William A 11 

Clark, Callia 23 

Clark, Henry David 22 

Clark, James S 12, 

13 

Clark, John A., Jr 29 

Clark, Lonie Elim 22 

Clark, William H 11 

Clark, William 1,2 

Clemmons, Newton 19, 

20 

Cobb, James D 17 

Coleman, James, Rev 27 

Collins, R. P 25 

Congleton, J. B 1 1 

Connell, Simon 27 

Cooper, Laurence M 29 

Cooper, William 1, 2 

Corbitt, Adams 12, 

14 

Corbitt, Hardy 12, 

14 

Corey, Elizabeth 24 

Cory, B. A 17 

Cory, Bryant 25, 

26 

Cory, Louisa 14 

Cory, Mary 25 

Cory, Rebecca 14 

Cory, Samuel 14 

Coward, James 24 

Coward, William M 24 

Cox, Aaron 12 

Cox, Abram 14, 

18 

Cox, Amos G 25 

Cox, Calvin 13, 

17, 18 

Cox, Church 18 

Cox, Ethel McLawhorn .... 23 

Cox, James 18 

Cox, Lafayette 25 

Cox, Lewis 18 

Cox, Mary 23 

Cox, S. J 23 

Cox, William M 14 

Dail, Bryant 23, 

24 

Dail, Lewis B 23 

Dancy, George A 13 

Daniel, Benjamin 15 



Daniel, Charles 3 

Daniel, Daniel 1 7 

Daniel, E. S 15 

Daniel, Lanier 2 

Daniel, Sarah 3 

Daniel, Sidney 11, 

12, 15 

Daniel, Thomas 3 

Daniels, JohnL 23 

Davis, Thomas 6, 7, 

8 

Deberry, Benjamin 7, 8 

Deberry, Lemuel 12 

Denny, Mary 10 

Denny, Spires 10 

Dickinson, Marshall 2 

Dill, D. H 17 

Dixon, Ada 23 

Dixon, John S 15 

Dixon, Julia C 23, 

24 

Dixon, Mary 14 

Driver, William 25 

Dudley, Edward 21 

Dudley, Frank D 21 

Dunn, Elizabeth 25 

Dunn, John 25 

Dunn, Peter 25 

Dunn, Rufus 25 

Dupree, Robert R 12 

Eason, G 9 

Edwards, Asa 14 

Edwards, Elizabeth 14 

Edwards, Harvey 21 

Edwards, Hosea 17 

Edwards, Ludy 21 

Edwards, Nancy 24 

Edwards, W. H 15 

Ellis, Beulah 29 

Evans, Alexander 9 

Evans, Amos 25 

Evans, Calvin 17 

Evans, Elizabeth 11 

Evans, George 5, 7 

Evans, Louisa 25 

Evans, Maggie 22 

Evans, Richard 5, 9 

Evans, Will J 12 

Ewell, R.M 13 

Falconer, George 2 

Farrell, Sallie 22 

Farrell, Thomas 22 

Fillingame, William 21 

Fitzgerald, R. G 9 

Fleming, David S 12 



Fleming, Ivey 14 

Fleming, John L 14 

Fleming, Peter 14 

Flood, Austin 19 

Forbes, A. A 29 

Forbes, Alfred 17 

Forbes, Arthur 5, 6, 

7,8 

Forbes, Benjamin 7, 8, 

9 

Forbes, Clement 8 

Forbes, Dinah 6 

Forbes, Elizabeth 8, 9 

Forbes, Henry 7, 8 

Forbes, John 4, 6, 

7,8 

Forbes, Joseph 5, 6 

Forbes, Silas G 14 

Forbes, William 7, 8 

Foreman, R. R 12 

Fornes, Eliza 24 

Forrest, Rachel 24 

Former, George 1 

Foxhall, Lucie D 29 

Foxhall, William 28, 

29 

Franks, Clara S 24 

Franks, D. W 23 

Franks, Ernest E 24 

Franks, Mary Elizabeth 23 

Frizzle, Ira J 26 

Frizzle, Warren T 20 

Frizzle, William R 14, 

20 

Fulcher, George M 22 

Fulcher, Laney Louisa 22 

Fulford, Benjamin 3 

Gainer, William R 3 

Gardner, Asa Lee 23 

Gardner, Jesse Bryant 24 

Gardner, Sylvestor 23 

Gardner, William C 24 

Gardner, William 17 

Gardner, Wyatt 24 

Garris, Alice 24 

Gaskins, Mary 13 

Gaskins, Thomas E 13 

Gatlin, Andrew 29 

Gatlin, Baron 29 

Gatlin, David M 29 

Gatlin, Julia 29 

Gatlin, Muridor 29 

Gatlin, Nancy 29 

Gatlin, Olivia 29 

Gatlin, Pearson 29 



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Gatlin, Polly 29 

Gideon, Jacob 6 

Glasgow, J 5 

Goodman, Edward A 21 

Goodman, L. H 21 

Gorham, Frank 9 

Gorham, James 1 

Grey, Silvester 20 

Grimes, Alex 17 

Grimes, Berdam 17 

Grimes, Redman 17 

Grimmer, W. L 17 

Gwaltney, John Lewis 22 

Gwaltney, Lewis 18 

Gwaltney, Reuben 12 

Gwaltney, Richard 22 

Gwaltney, Sallie 23 

Haddock, 22 

Hammond, Margaret F 23 

Hammond, W. H 23 

Hanrahan, James A 12, 

25, 26 

Hanrahan, Walter S 12 

Hardee, Bryant 11 

Hardee, John B 1 1 

Hardee, Nancy T 11 

Hardee, T. F 18 

Hardee, Washington 11 

Hardy, Abram 1 

Hardy, TilmanF 18 

Harper, Joseph 20 

Harrington, Jinnie E 25 

Harrington, Paul 25 

Harris, Benjamin F 12 

Harris, Edmund 12 

Harris, F 16 

Harris, Guilford 15, 

16 

Harris, Henry 12, 

13 

Harris, John S 18 

Harris, Lafayette 12 

Harris, Louisa 12 

Harris, Nancy 24 

Harris, Pinkney 24 

Harris, R 16 

Harris, Spencer 15 

Harris, Susan 12 

Harris, Thomas 12 

Harrison, Joseph B 3 

Hart, Jesse 15 

20 

Hartley, Mary Susan 24 

Heath, Amelia 21 

Heath, Darril 21 



Heath, Fannie 23 

Hellen, J. F 26 

Herrin, James 1, 2 

Herrington, James 1 8 

Herrington, Lewis W 1 1 

Herrington, Paul 18 

Hill, Dannie 14 

Hill, Paulina 14 

Hill, Thomas F 26 

Hines, John H 12 

Hines, Peter E 13 

Hodges, Josiah 13 

Hodges, Mary L 24 

Hoell, Alphonso 22 

Hoell, Edward 14, 

17 

Hoell, Frank 22 

Hoell, Mary 22 

Holliday, Edward 13 

Hooker, Thomas 10 

Howard, Chareles B 27 

Hudson, John Harvey, Dr. 22 

Hudson, Nancy 24 

Huett, William 3 

Hunter, Thomas 17 

Ipock, Charles 21 

Ipock, George Jefferson.... 21 

Jackson, Catherine 14 

Jackson, Shadrack 14, 

15 

James, Council 15 

James, M. G 15, 

16 

Jenkins, Charles B. F 3 

Jenkins, I. M 1 1 

Jenkins, J. C. C 1 1, 

12 

Johnson, John B 19 

Johnson, Stephen M 11 

Jolly, James 7 

Jolly, JohnR 23 

Jolly, Joseph A 27 

Jolly, Myron Woodford ....23 

Jolly, Patsy Ann 25 

Jolly, Thomas 25 

Jones, Carrie S 22 

Jones, Clyde Lee 29 

Jones, Evan 1 

Jones, John, Jr 8 

Jones, Redding 22 

Jones, Roger 4 

Jones, Samuel 22 

Jones, Turner 17 

Jones, Wiley 18 

Jones, Willie 26 



Joyner, Abram 13 

Joyner, Amos 12 

Joyner, Blaney 12 

Joyner, Franklin 12 

Joyner, Henry 13 

Joyner, Howell 12, 

13 

Joyner, Isaac 10 

Joyner, James 10 

Joyner, John T 13 

Joyner, Luther 12 

Kammerer, Roger 1 , 3 , 

10, 11, 15,21,27, 28, 29 

Kennedy, John 4, 5 

Kling, John 12 

Kilpatrick, John A 13 

Kilpatrick, Sarah 13 

King, Rena Mae 24 

Kinsaul, Cornelius 18 

Kinsaul, John 1, 2 

Kinsaul, Washington 14 

Kirkman, John W 22 

Kittrell, Alexander 12 

Kittrell, Allen 12 

Kittrell, Elizabeth 12 

Kittrell, John 12 

Kittrell, Martha 12 

Kittrell, Samuel A 13, 

25 

Kittrell, Sarah 12 

Lancaster, Lacy V 24 

Lancaster, Ross 21 

Lancaster, Sarah A 24 

Lane, A. C 23 

Lane, William Penn 23 

Lang, Elisha 12 

Langley, David P 13, 

15 

Langley, David 1 1 

Langley, Godfrey 11, 

13 

Langley, James J 11 

Langley, James L 13 

Langley, Lemuel 15 

Langley, Margaret 21 

Langley, Sarah D 21 

Lassiter, Stephen D 3 

Latham, Josephus 11 

Latham, Silas 17 

Laughinghouse, Wm. J 17 

Laughinghouse, Wm. R. ...15 

Letchworth, Thomas 10 

Lewis, Moses 3 

Lewis, W. J 21 

Lilly, Nancy 21 



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Little, Alice Ann 25 

Little, Hardie 17 

Little, Lewis G 11, 

12, 13, 14 

Little, Lota A 25 

Little, Solomon 17 

Little, William C 25 

Little, William 15 

Long, Montgomery 14 

Manning, J. H 26 

Manning, Sarah 23, 

24 

Manning, T. N 26 

Marriott, Pattie B 29 

Marriott, R. H 29 

May, Benjamin 7, 13 

May, Joseph 17 

May, Mary A. E 13 

May, William 13, 

25 

Mayo, L. A 25, 

26 

Mayo, R. E 25 

McCullum, Thomas 17, 

18 

McGlawhorn, Elizabeth.... 26 

McGlohon, Jerry 18 

McGlowhorn, F. L 25 

McGowan, Burton 26 

McGowan, Guilford 13 

McGowan, J. B 26 

McGowan, Marcellus 26 

McGowan, Richard 19, 

20 

McGowan, Sarah 26 

McGowan, William G 26 

McLawhora, Charles 23 

McLawhorn, Harvey 24 

McLohon, Fred 25, 

26 

McTyer, Sarah Ann 27 

Mills, Cannon 18 

Mills, James H 15 

Mills, Joel 15 

Mills, John 15 

Mills, Lydia 23 

Mills, Nasby 18 

23 

Mills, Oliver A 15 

Mills, SamL 15 

Mills, Simon 15 

Mills, William A 15 

Mizzelle, Harris 20 

Moore, Canady 18 

Moore, Donnie 22 



Moore, Henry 1 

Moore, James A 12 

Moore, James S 15 

Moore, John E 12 

Moore, John 11 

Moore, Martin 15 

Moore, Nancy 12 

Moore, Nathaniel 6, 7 

Moore, William 11 

Morris, Joseph 26 

Morris, Nancy 24 

Moye, Abram J ....12 

Moye, Alfred 11, 

12 

Moye, George 13 

Mozingo, Bryant 3 

Muldrow, Ann 27 

Muldrow, Simon C 27 

Nelson, Fenner 15 

Nelson, John 12 

Nelson, Josiah 12 

Nelson, Lucy 12 

Nelson, Sarah 21 

Nichols, C. N 26 

Nichols, Franklin 12 

Nobles, Jesse 13 

Nobles, Johnson 15 

Nobles, Joshua 26 

Nobles, O. C 1 1 

Nobles, Selina 11 

Nobles, Simon 11 

Nobles, Stephen 11 

Nobles, Thomas 26 

Norris, Emily 25 

O'Hagan, Charles J 14 

Olds, Gideon 7 

Oxley, Chris 23 

Oxley, Georgia 23 

Oxley, Nelson 23 

Oxley, William Henry 23 

Page, Bartholemew 18 

Paramore, Green 15 

Parker, Archibald 1 

Parker, George 22 

Parker, John 12 

Parker, Robert H 12 

Parramore, Ben 22 

Parramore, Oscar 22 

Pate, William 13 

Patrick, C. L 25 

Patrick, Joel 20 

Patrick, Susan 21 

Pawley, Ann Shova 27 

Peebles, Abraham 12 

Peoples, Caswell 3 



Peyton, Abram 19 

Peyton, Jesse 20 

Phillip, Will 3 

Phillips, Alonzo 24 

Phillips, Gatlin 24 

Phillips, Sarah 23 

Philpot, George A 24 

Philpot, Noah 24 

Philpot, W. K 14 

Pollard, F 26 

Pollard, Jane 18 

Pollard, Josephine 23 

Pollard, Turner 11, 

23 

Pollard, Willie 25 

Price, Nymphus 13 

Pugh, E., Rev 27 

Pugh, Lewis B 20 

Quartemus, James 4, 5 

Quinn, John A 19 

Randolph, Matthew 3 

Rasberry, Abner 3 

Reaves, Richard W 3 

Reaves, William 10 

Redding, JohnP 19, 

20 

Ringgold, M 16 

Rives, Annie Laurie 28, 

29 

Rives, Archibald Carlyle...28 

Rives, Carrie E 25 

Rives, Clary 28 

Rives, Frank Foxhall 29 

Rives, James Phillips 28, 

29 

Rives, John Gaston 28, 

29 

Rives, Lillian Ora 28, 

29 

Rives, Lucy Dancy 28 

Rives, Margaret E 28 

Rives, Mattie 28, 

29 

Rives, Richard E 28 

Rives, Richard Edwin 28, 

29 

Rives, Robert Marriott 28 

Rives, Robert Marriott 29 

Rives, Sallie Dancy 28, 

29 

Rives, Vernon Edwin 28 

Rives, William Dowell 28, 

29 

Rives, William Foxhall 28, 

29 



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Robinson, Moses 11 

Rogers, Charles 20 

Ross, Ada 24 

Ross, Elizabeth 25 

Rountree, H. M 14 

Rouse, Fannie Thomas 22 

Rouse, Joe 22 

Sanders, Ann 27 

Sanders, Jordan 27 

Satterthwaite, F. B 11, 

12, 14 

Saunders, Sidney M 29 

Sawyer, Sallie 24 

Scoville, E. C 15 

Shannon, Ann 6 

Sheppard, J 9 

Sherrod, Henry 20 

Shine, Tyson 3 

Simpson, John 5 

Singeltary, G. B 14 

Singeltary, Thomas C 14 

Skipper, Henry 29 

Smith, Abner A 24 

Smith, Alfred 18, 

21 

Smith, Alonzo Luca 21 

Smith, Augusta 21 

Smith, Benjamin 5 

Smith, Betsy 24 

Smith, Bryant 12 

Smith, J. H 26 

Smith, J. W 26 

Smith, Joseph 24 

Smith, Lenard Herbert 21 

Smith, Louis 21 

Smith, M. B 11 

Smith, Mary 22 

Smith, Nancy 22 

Smith, Oliver 12 

Smith, Penelope 12 

Smith, Richard 12 

Smith, Samuel 15 

16 

Smith, Selesta 24 

Smith, Susan 12 

Smith, William Henry 12, 

13, 24 

Smith, William S 18 

Sparrow, Thomas 11, 

13 

Speir, R. M 12 

Spivey, Caleb 15 

Spruill, W. A 22 

Stancill, Godfrey 1,2 

Staton, Sharper 20 



Stocks, Albert Jasper 23 

Stocks, Alfred 23 

Stocks, Guilford 26 

Stocks, Roderick 18 

Stocks, Tillman 15 

Stocks, William 18 

Stokes, Calvin 18 

Stokes, Doremus L 18 

Stokes, W. G 20 

Sumerell, R. B 18 

Summerell, Harvey 22 

Sumrell, William H 24 

Sutton, H. A 17 

Sutton, Lemuel 21 

Sutton, Mary Jane 21 

Taylor, Clayton H 14 

Taylor, John 18 

Taylor, Nehemiah 14 

Taylor, Winnie 22 

Teel, Richard 12 

Telfair, Hugh 1,2 

Temple, Elicha T. Lewis... 21 

Temple, J. H 21 

Thigpen, William 5 

Thomas, Frank 21 

Thomas, John A 21 

Thomas, Theophilus 1 

Tison, Abraham 8 

Tison, Japhet 13 

Tison, Polly 8 

Tripp, Benjamin 15 

Tripp, Bryant 25 

Tripp, John 15, 

25 

Tripp, Redden 15 

Tripp, William H 26 

Truss, Mary 4, 5 

Truss, Samuel 4, 5 

Tucker, Henry 16 

Tucker, Patience 16 

Tucker, Rosa 22 

Tucker, William 16, 

17 

Turnage, Annie Clark 22 

Turnage, Elias 11 

Turnage, G. L 22 

Turnage, Patsy Annie 23 

Turner, Robert 4 

Tyer, William L 13 

Tyson, Archibald 17 

Tyson, Charlotte 13 

Tyson, James A 13, 

17 

Tyson, John T 13 

Tyson, Joseph L 26 



Tyson, Mattie A 29 

Vendrick, Bettie 24 

Venters, John B 13 

Venters, Mary 24 

Vincent, Alvany 26 

Vincent, Drury 10 

Vincent, Fannie 26 

Vincent, Hasty 26 

Vincent, James 25 

Vincent, Jesse 25 

Vincent, John 25, 

26 

Vincent, Louis C 25 

Vincent, Mariah 26 

Vincent, Thomas 25 

Vincent, William 25 

Vines, John 6 

Vinson, Andrew 25 

Vinson, Catherine 10 

Vinson, Cilia 26 

Vinson, Drury 25 

Vinson, Frances 26 

Vinson, Henrietta 26 

Vinson, James 25, 

26 

Vinson, Jesse 25, 

26 

Vinson, John 25, 

26 

Vinson, Josephine 26 

Vinson, L. C 18 

Vinson, Martha 26 

Vinson, Mary 26 

Vinson, Noah J 25 

Vinson, Norfleet 10 

Vinson, Samuel M 25 

Vinson, Speir 26 

Vinson, Spires 25 

Vinson, Z. V 25 

Wall, Betty 4 

Walls, Newton 20 

Ward, Amanda 11 

Ward, Henry 20 

Ward, Jully 11 

Ward, Needham 6 

Ward, Rippon 11, 

15 

Ward, Virginia 11 

Ward, William 21 

Warren, Benjamin R 24 

Warren, Elizabeth 23 

Warren, Etta 22 

Warren, Mattie E 24 

Watford, William 17 



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I 



Weatherington, Jeremiah.. 13, 
14 

Weatherington, Speir 12, 

13, 14 

Wells, Guilford 22 

Wells, Ivey 22 

Wells, William 22 

Wetherington, Bessie 22 

Wetherington, Ivan K 12 

Wetherington, Jeremiah.... 12 

White, Burwell 26 

White, J. B 26 

White, William 3 

Whitehurst, Jim 19 

Whitehurst, Will S 14 

Whitfield, Needham 1 

Whitley, P. E., Mrs 28, 

29 

Wiggins, Martha 21 

Williams, Gilbert 3 



Williams, James T, 10, 

18 

Williams, Joel 15 

Williams, R. F. W 14 

Williams, Richard 26 

Williams, Richard, Dr 12 

Williams, Robert 12 

Williams, Sherrod 12 

Williams, Willie 10 

Williams, Willis R 12, 

13 

Williams. Joseph A 12 

Willis, Isabella 21 

Willoughby, J. F 18 

Wilson, Amos 7 

Wilson, B. J 18, 

19, 26 

Wilson, Beck 22 

Wilson, Fred Latham 22 

Wilson, John A 18 



Wilson, John 4 

Wilson, Mary 26 

Wilson, Matthew 26 

Wilson, Nashville 18 

Wilson, Pinkney Eli 26 

Wilson, Robert 14 

Wilson, Susan 24 

Wilson, W.E 18 

Wilson, Willis 2 

Winston, Joe 19 

Witherington, L. K 18 

Wooten, H. R 26 

Wooten, Susan 23 

Worsley, John B 26 

Worthington, Mary 18, 

19 

Worthington, Robert 18, 

19 

Worthington. Caleb 19 



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Thomas Jenkins, revolutionary war pension 1 

REDDICK KNOX (1790-1858) OF GEORGIA ..!!!..ZZZZZ 2 

Red Banks Primitive Baptist Church Minutes, 1830-1851 3 

Pitt County Court minutes, 1860 ZZZZZZ! 9 

Inquest on Gen. Bryan Grimes, 1880 ZZZZZZZZZZ!Z 15 

Lenoir County Death Certificates ZZZZZ 17 

Pitt County Coroners Inquests... J. J. ABRAMS f 1861; Redmond WiLLMMsjuiTSvEL 

Hemby, 1880; William Wilson,1885; 20 

Jo yner History by Grigg Tyson, 1897 ZZZZZZZZZ....23 

Hearne Family, 1912 ZZZZZZZZ1IIZ 24 

Wainright/Vainright family marriages Z.ZZ.Z.26 

Bible Records Osborne Nichols Bible ZZ!Z.ZZ" 28 

Marcellus Knight Family Bible 29 

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FILLERS About Major Reading Blount 1 

Benjamin Briley's Large Turnd?, 1835 8 

Wake Forest Alumni Association, 1893 14 

DncD Mrs. Jackie McGowan, 1925 16 

Deed of James Shivers to Joab Herrington, 1835 .... 18 

Deed of Benjamin Forbes to John Jones, 1810 25 

Death of George Evans, Esq., 1825 27 



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Thomas Jenkins, Rev. War Pension 

The following are selected items from the Revolutionary War pension records of Thomas Jenkins found on 
microfilm at the National Archives, Washington, D. C. 
Contributed by Roger Kammerer. 



State of North Carolina} August Term 1832 Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions 

On this 29 th of August personally appeared in open court before the justices of the Court of Pleas and Quarter 
Sessions now setting Thomas JENKINS age 74, a resident of the County of Edgecombe and State aforesaid, who 
being first duly sworn according to law, doth on his oath make the the following declaration, in order to obtain the 
benefit of the act of Congress of June 7 th 1832. That he entered service of the United States under the gfollowing 
named officer and served as herein stated — 

He was born in the County of Pitt N. C. in the year 1754 — the record he received from his father & mother. Residing 
in County of Pitt he volunteered and was put in a company commanded by Capt Saml BARROW with John 
THROGMORTON Lieut. This company was of the regiment of Col. SUMNER. He does not recollect the period at 
which he entered the service nor when he left it. — He met his company in Greenville marched thro Smithfield to 
Salisbury and remaining there a short time jn proceeded to Charlotte meeting a few skirmishing parties of Tories— 
and returned to Salisbury and were discharged. He recollects to have seen Genl. SUMNER. This service embraced a 
period of five monthe— Here he remained for some length at home he volunteered and was put in the company of 
Richd. REEVES whose Lieutenant was Saml. WARREN— Ensign Chas. WALDRUM. He went to Wilmington and 
on his marrch met Col. SHEPARD at Kingston N. C. and h ailed for some weeks. Then went into Hanover— He was 
in pursuit of Major CRAIG a British officer— He was in a skirmish at Long field COXES upon Neuse. This service 
embraced a period of three months— Having returned home he was discharged. In a short time he volunteered again 
for a term of two months— and was put in the company of Capt Saml. BARROW— with Saml. WARREN his 
Lieutenant— He belonged to the regiment of Col. SHEPARD— He went out after having embodied at Greenville 
under the general command of Genl. CASWELL to Smithfield and thence to the western part of North Carolina and 
after spending the time for which he had engaged in pursuit of Tories returned to Greenville and was discharged. He 
sustains the first clause of this declaration by the oath of John BRYAN who was with him— The second and third 
he is without any direct proof of— He hereby relinquishes all claim whatever to a gratuity or pension other than the 
present and declares that his name is not on the pension roll of any agency of any State. 
Sworn to and subscribed Thomas (his mark) JENKINS 



About Major Reading Blount 

Farmer & Mechanic, Raleigh, NC, June 24, 1885 

Washington, N. C, June 10 th 1885—1 have seen an extract from your paper stating that Mr. Jonathan HAVENS 
informed you that Major Reading BLOUNT was born in Bertie county and lived and died at Tranter's creek, this 
county. Mr. HAVENS is mistaken as to his birthplace. Major Reading BLOUNT was born at Blount Hall Pitt 
county, 22d February 1757. Blount Hall had then been the home stead of the BLOUNTS for a number of 'years and 
is still the property of a BLOUNT. Major Reading BLOUNT was a member of the Society of the Cincinnati and his 
certificate of membership was held by my eldest brother, Reading L. MYERS. It was taken from his room by some 
one immediately after the occupation of Washington by the Union troops in March, 1862. Major Reading BLOUNT 
has neither son or daughter living, but has five grandsons and a number of great grandsons and daughters living I 
one of his grandsons, will take great pleasure in reviving the order of The Cincinnati in this State and have no doubt 
but that the rest of the grandsons will do the same. J. D. MYERS, in the Newbern Journal 



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Reddick Knox (1790-1858) of Georgia 

The following biography appeared in the History of Ware County, Ga., by Laura Singleton Walker, published 
in 1934 by J. W. Burke Co., Macon, Ga. According to other information, Reddick Knox (1790-1858) and 
Ruhama Taylor Knox (1791-1870, after the Aug. 24, 1870 census) are both buried in the Knox Cemetery, 
south of Lulaton, Ga. Reddick Knox was a private during the Indian Wars, and was assigned 
to Captain James Walker's Company in 1 838. 
Contributed by Roger Kammerer. 



°& 

James KNOX was born in Wayne County (now Brantley) Georgia, Oct. 12 th , 1831. He was the son of 
Reddick KNOX who was born in Pitt County, North Carolina, where his parents, who were of Welsh and Scottish 
ancestry settled on coming to America. Brought up in his native state, he migrated to Georgia in 1826, he and his 
wife and three children making the removal with teams. At the end of two years of frontier life, he and his family 
went back to their old home and after two years stay they returned to Georgia in 1830 settling on the site they had 
chosen on their first trip. Buying a tract of wild land, he established a farm and there spent the remainder of his life 

He married Ruhama TAYLOR, who was born in North Carolina, and lived to the ripe old age of 83 years 
and died on the home farm in Wayne County in 1 850. 

Capt. James Knox grew to manhood beneath the parental roof, and upon the breaking out of the War between 
the States offered his services to the Confederacy . Being commissioned captain of Company D, Twenty-sixth 
Georgia Volunteer Infantry he went with his regiment to Virginia, and as a part of the "army of Northern Virginia" 
he was under the command of "Stonewall" JACKSON. After the death of Gen. JACKSON his regiment was put 
under the command of Gen. Robert E. LEE, where he served until the surrender of Appomattox Court House when 
he received his parole. During his service in Virginia, which lasted about three and one-half years, he was at the 
front m many engagements of importance, and only suffered once from a shell wound. After receiving his parole at 
the close of the war, Capt. KNOX turned his face homeward, and walked, barefooted, the greater part of the 
distance. He resumed his former occupation, that of farming and timber business with Burnt Fort as the market for 
timber He also earned on a large merchantile business at Lulaton, Wayne county, which was the only business of 
the land m a large area of the county. 

In 1 879 Captain KNOX, with his family, came to Waycross, which was then a quiet village of about five 
hundred souls, and, having opened a general store, the second of its kind in the town, was here a resident until his 
death Aug. 6th 1899. 

Captain Knox married Mary Jane JONES, who was born in what is now Pierce County, near Big Creek, not 
far from the birthplace of her father, James JONES. Her paternal grandfather, was born in North Carolina of Welsh 
ancestry, and came to what is now Pierce County, Georgia, in pioneer times, when the Indians made such frequent 
raids upon the newcomers that it was necessary to have in each county one or more large log forts to which the 
settlers might flee for safety when the redskins became too troublesome. Securing title to extensive tracts of land he 
earned on farming with slave labor until his death. James JONES, the father of Captain KNOX'S wife became ' 
owner of a large plantation near the east end of the Okefmokee swamp, and was there profitably engaged in farming 
and stock-raising the remainder of his life, passing away in 1850 being murdered by a slave belonging to one of his 
neighbors. ° 

The maiden name Mrs. KNOX's mother was Sarah MIZELL, daughter of Jesse MIZELL. She spent her brief 
Me m this immediate section Georgia, dying in early womanhood. Mrs. KNOX survived her husband several years 
her death occurring May 20th 1907 at the advanced age of 75. Mrs. KNOX was a member of the Episcopal 
Methodist Church. r 

Capt. and Mrs. KNOX reared nine children, as follows: Sarah, who married Rev. John STRICKLAND- Kate 
deceased, was the wife of J. L. COURSON; J. Franklin KNOX, deceased, married Mollie WAINRIGHT; Mary died 
at the age of twenty-five years; Dora, wife of Andrew J. MILLER; Belle C, wife of Dr. Gustavus P FOLKS- 
maM^ N T^f^M^ ^^^'^ EdW3rd W - deceased - maiTied Rebecca WILCOX; James Jr, deceased, 



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Red Banks Primitive Baptist Church Minutes, 1830-1851 

The following are selected items taken from the church minutes as found on microfilm in the East Carolina 
Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC. The records are hard to 
follow since the original record pages were out of order when microfilmed. Contributed by Roger Kammerer. 

♦♦♦ ♦♦♦ ♦♦♦ ♦♦♦ ♦♦♦ ♦♦♦ ♦♦♦ 

Jan. 1830....Elder Thomas D. MASON, moderator. George MCGOWAN and James EDWARDS were delegates to 
Galloway's Church; James GRIFFIN and David SUTTON to Hancocks; Wilie NOBLES and Silas 
TISON to Rountrees; John EVANS and Benjamin CORY to Greenville. Black brother named Jerry has 
certificate to speak publicly in exhortation. 

May 1830... Silas TISON, church clerk. Wilee, a black brother should be silenced from preaching. 

Aug. 1830... Stephen, a black member ran away. 

Sept. 1830... William PAGE Sr. departed this life Sept. 17, 1830. 

June 1831....Azeniah PAGE appointed for letter of dismission. 

Sept 1831.. Black sister Philis, belonging to W. PAGE recieved. Margaret SERMONS received. B. CORY to have 
letters dismission. 

Mar. 1832...Difficulty between David SUTTON Jr. and Wilie NOBLES, SUTTON excommunicated to his own 
wish. Burgess GLADSON, Jane ELLIS, William COX received. Wiley and Clemmy NOBLES John 
and Alhs MOYE, Azaniah PAGE, John EVANS, Elizabeth HENDOM, and Litty were baptized. 

June 1832... Army, belonging to Caleb NELSON received. 

Aug. 1832...Timan [Timney?] JAMES received. Ephriam BROOKS and wife to attend next meeting. Prayer given 
by brother Benjamin SHIVERS. & J & 

Sept. 1832... Black sister Fanny, belonging to Benjamin TUCKER received. Elizabeth WOMBLE and Mariah 
MCGLAHON received. Wiley NOBLES given letter of dismission. David SUTTON restored to 
fellowship and to the office of deacon. George MCGOWAN was treasurer. 

Nov. 1833... Lydia SMITH departed this life Nov. 13, 1833. Margaret SERMON departed this life Nov. 26, 1833. 

Dec. 1833.... James GRIFFIN, moderator. James GRIFFIN, David SUTTON and George MCGOWAN were named 
asdelegates to Union Meeting. Azaniah PAGE returns his letter of dismission back to the church. Jacob 
MILLS excluded for drunkenness. Lydia SMITH departed this life Dec. 16, 1833. 

Mar. 1834... Lanier GRIFFIN received. Noah and Sary TISON received. Moses TISON said Mary AVERY could 
not attend. 

Apr. 1834... Sary BEDFORD received. 

May 1834.. James GRIFFIN, moderator. Elizabeth CATON received. Lanier GRIFFIN licensed to preach A 

Sanction says that Abraham CONGLETON, John P. DUNN and William CLARK have and are now in 
the habit of preaching doctrines which are deemed not only heretical but subversive of the peace by the 
fundamental views of a certain W. W. CAMPBELL. They are to be excluded from their pulpits. 

June 1834... Thomas D. MASON, moderator. James GRIFFIN clerk. Irvan, a colored man belonging to Joseph 
RINGGOLD received. Caleb NELSON and James EDWARDS to visit church at Galloways. James 



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GRIFFIN and Lanier GRIFFIN to visit church at Hancocks. James DEMBY departed this life June 18 
1834. 

July 1834... Edmon A. DANIEL, moderator. David SUTTON, clerk. 

Aug. 1834... Benjamin SHIVERS, moderator. Colored woman belonging to William HARDEE received. 

Sept. 1834... James GRIFFIN, moderator. Lanier GRIFFIN, clerk. David SUTTON to have a letter of dismission. 

Oct. 1834... James GRIFFIN, moderator. Brother PAGE charges Luke DENNY of stealing. 

Nov. 1834... James GRIFFIN, moderator. 

Dec. 1834... Noah TISON, moderator. 

Jan. 1835....No meeting 

Feb. 1835... No meeting 

Apr. 1835... James GRIFFIN, moderator. Jesse TICE received. Colored man belonging to John EASON received 
Peter charged with drinking. 

May 1835.. Brother TISON [Noah TISON], moderator. Brother MCGOWAN be ordained as a deacon Sister 
Nancy HARDEE departed this life May 22, 1 835. 

June 1835... Brother TISON [Noah TISON], moderator. 

Sept. 1835...Elder DUPREE, moderator. 

Oct. 1835... James GRIFFIN, moderator. 

Dec. 1835... James GRIFFIN, moderator. 

Jan. 1836...Brother TICE [Noah TISON] acted as moderator. 

Feb. 1836... James GRIFFIN, moderator. To speak to Brother PAGE to not sell spirits on the Sabbath. 

Mar. 1836...Noah TICE [TISON], moderator. 

Apr. 1836... James GRIFFIN, moderator. 

May 1836... James GRIFFIN, moderator. 

June 1836... Brother TICE [Noah TISON], moderator. 

July 1836... James GRIFFIN, moderator. 

Aug. 1836...James GRIFFIN, moderator. 

Oct 1836... Brother TICE [Noah TISON], moderator. 

Nov. 1836...James GRIFFIN moderator. There is a difference between Timney JAMES and Evelther HARREL 
Woman Kate excluded for getting drunk. 



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Dec. 1836... Noah TICE [TISON], moderator. Sister Timney JAMES restored to fellowship and Evelthy HARREL 
offered and was not received. 

Jan. 1837... James GRIFFIN, moderator. 

Feb. 1837... James GRIFFIN, moderator. 

Mar. 1837...Brother TICE [Noah TISON], moderator. 

Apr. 1837... James GRIFFIN, moderator. Caleb NELSON, clerk. 

May 1837... Brother TICE [Noah TISON], moderator. Brother PAGE be returned to fellowship. 
June 1837... James GRIFFIN, moderator. Caleb NELSON, clerk. 

Sept. 1837... Yearly Meeting, James GRIFFIN, moderator. Tone and Ned cited to next meeting, belong to brother 
James WILSON. Next Association meeting to be at old Red Banks. 

Oct 1837... James GRIFFIN, moderator. Mrs. Jesse TICE cited for her disorderly walk of joining the church at 
Greenville without proper letter of dismission, was brought forward and she was turned out. 

Dec. 1837... Noah TISON departed this life Dec. 12, 1837. David SUTTON departed this life Dec. 14, 1837. 

Jan. 1838... James GRIFFIN, moderator. 

Feb. 1838...James GRIFFIN, moderator. Jesse TICE excluded from the church for not attending worship. Tony to be 
excluded for trespass against his master. James GRIFFIN have the liberty to choose deacons for the 
church. John EVANS departed this life Feb. 13, 1838. 

Mar. 1838... James GRIFFIN, moderator. 

May 1838... James GRIFFIN, moderator. 
June 1838... James GRIFFIN, moderator. 
[PAGES MISSING] 

Apr. 1839... James GRIFFIN, moderator. Brother Moses TICE [TISON] cites sister AVERY to the church. 
June 1839... Caleb NELSON ordained as deacon; Lanier GRIFFIN ordained to the office of the ministry. 
Aug. 1839... James GRIFFIN, moderator. Peter accused of drinking. 

Sept. 1839... James GRIFFIN, moderator. Toney restored to fellowship. July BELL received. 
Oct 1839... James GRIFFIN, moderator. 

Feb. 1840... James GRIFFIN, moderator. Peter expelled for intoxication. Betty WOMBLE charged with keeping a 
disorderly house. 

Mar. 1840... James GRIFFIN, moderator. 

Sept. 1840... James GRIFFIN, moderator. Louisa TAFT received. Tony expelled for stealing. 
[PAGES MISSING] 



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Sept. 1841... James GRIFFIN, moderator; Brother BUCK and wife received. 

Dec. 1841... James GRIFFIN, moderator. 

Jan. 1842... James GRIFFIN, moderator. 

Apr. 1842... James GRIFFIN, moderator. 

Oct. 1842... James GRIFFIN, moderator. 

Nov. 1842... James GRIFFIN, moderator. 

Dec. 1842... James GRIFFIN, moderator. 

Jan. 1843... James GRIFFIN, moderator. 

Feb. 1843... James GRIFFIN, moderator. 

Apr. 1843.. James GRIFFIN, moderator. Colored woman named Rose received. 
June 1843.. James GRIFFIN, moderator. 
July 1843... James GRIFFIN, moderator. 
Aug. 1843...James GRIFFIN, moderator. 

Sept. 1843...James GRIFFIN, moderator. Abram HARDEE received. Agreed we commune on Sunday Baptism at 
Hardees Run. 

Oct. 1843... James GRIFFIN, moderator; Polina HARDEE received baptism on Sunday at the river. 

Nov. 1843... James GRIFFIN, moderator. Colored man belonging to Hozey BUCK received in baptism at the river. 

Dec. 1843... James GRIFFIN, moderator. 

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July 1844... James GRIFFIN, moderator. David, belonging to Luke ALBRITTON, departed this life July 21, 1844 

Aug. 1844... James GRIFFIN, moderator. Josiah NELSON clerk. Abram C. HARDEE departed this life Aue 3 1 
1844. 5 " ' 

Sept. 1844... Lamer GRIFFIN, moderator. 

Mar. 1845... Lanier GRIFFIN, moderator. 

June 1845... Lanier GRIFFIN, moderator. 

Aug. 1845... Lanier GRIFFIN, moderator. Allen STOCKS and wife received. 
Sept 1845... Yearly Meeting. James GRIFFIN, moderator. A. STOCKS, clerk. 

Dec. 1845... Elisabeth WETHERINGTON received. Caleb NELSON chosen church clerk. Liscom CAMPBELL 
departed this life. 



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Mar. 1846...Lanier GRIFFIN, moderator. Wilie a colored man belonging to John HARDEE, be excommunicated 
for stealing. 

May 1846... James GRIFFIN, moderator. Susannah RINGGOLD received. Sister RODY PAGE departed this life 
June 1, 1846. 

Aug. 1846... James GRIFFIN, moderator. Peter, belonging to Cornelius PATRICK, is restored to fellowship. David, 
belonging to Joseph COX is received. 

Sept 1846... James GRIFFIN, moderator. Caleb Nelson clerk. James GRIFFIN, Caleb NELSON and Allen 
STOCKS are delegates to the Association. Grace FORBES received. Mary PETIT received. 

Oct. 1846... James GRIFFIN, moderator. 

[PAGES MISSING] 

Martha SMITH departed this life June the 25, 1847 
Peter NELSON departed this life June 28, 1847 
Elizabeth SMITH departed this life Aug. 13, 1847 
Sarah BELL departed this life Sept. 1847 
Rose BELL departed this life 13* day of September 1847 

Sept. 1847... Wiley came forward and was restored. Rhodia HERRTNGTON given letter of dismission to join church 
at Hancocks. 

Oct. 1847... James GRIFFIN, moderator. Josiah NELSON to go to Association in place of George MCGOWAN. 
Nov. 1847... James GRIFFIN, moderator. 
Dec. 1847... James GRIFFIN, moderator. 
[PAGES MISSING] 

Susanna RINGGOLD departed this life June 18, 1848. 
July 1848... Diannah owned by Reuben GORTNER restored to fellowship. 
Aug. 1848... James GRIFFIN, moderator. 

Sept 1848... James GRIFFIN, moderator. Communion tommorrow and wash feet. James, a coloured man belonging 
to Garrison TUCKER was received. Tony, owned by Brother James WILSON restored to fellowship. 

Oct 1848... James GRIFFIN, moderator. Irvin departed this life Oct. 21, 1848. 

Dec. 1848... James GRIFFIN, moderator. 

Feb. 1849... James GRIFFIN, moderator. Belle, a colored woman departed this life Feb. 14, 1849. 
Mar. 1849... James GRIFFIN, moderator. 

Apr. 1849... James GRIFFIN, moderator. Susanna STOKES received. Lucey, colored woman belonging to William 
STOKES received. 

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Sept. 1849... James GRIFFIN, moderator. Calvin EVANS received. Lucy, colored woman belonging to A. TAFT 
received. 

Oct 1849... James GRIFFIN, moderator. Lucinda TUCKER received. 
Dec. 1849... James GRIFFIN, moderator. Harriet MOORE received. 
Jan. 1850...Lanier GRIFFIN, moderator. 

Feb. 1850... James GRIFFIN, moderator. Mingo KNOX, a colored man, departed this life Feb. 14, 1850. 
Mar. 1850... James GRIFFIN, moderator. Calvin EVANS chosen church clerk. 
May 1850... James GRIFFIN, moderator. 

June 1850... James GRIFFIN, moderator. Allen STOCKS departed this life July 5, 1850 

Sept. 1850... James GRIFFIN, moderator. Phany TUCKER colored woman, excluded for adultry. 

Oct. 1850... James GRIFFIN, moderator. Harriet MOORE given letter of dismission. Sarah HADDOCK excluded 
for having united with another profession. Josiah NELSON appted. Church Treasurer. Calvary a 
colored person received. 

Dec. 1850... James GRIFFIN, moderator. Brother PAGE called for non-attendance, but was excused. Susanna 
STOKES married to Thomas N. EDWARDS. 

Esther EDWARDS departed this life Jan. 6, 185 1 

Elizabeth NELSON departed this life Jan. 11,1851. 
[PAGES MISSING] 
July 1851... Sister WOMBLE restored. 
Aug. 1851... James GRIFFIN, moderator. 
Sept. 1851... James GRIFFIN, moderator. 

[WRITTEN OUT OF PLACE] 

Caleb NELSON departed this life April 15, 1862 
Julia BELL departed this life May 14, 1864 
Elisbeth WETHINGTON departed this life May 26, 1867 
Laney CHERRY departed this life July 17, 1867 
Jesse TYSON departed this life April 30, 1870 



Benjamin Briley's Large Turnip, 1835 

Tarboro Free Press, Nov. 7, 1835 

FOR THE TARBORO' PRESS....Beat this!— A turnip Raddish was taken from the garden of Benj. BRILEY, Jun. 

of Greenville, Pitt county, that weighed 7 Va lbs. 



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Pitt County Court Minutes, 1860 



The following are selected items taken from the minutes of Pitt County Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions from 
May 1 860 to Aug. 1 860, found on microfilm in the NC Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, 

Greenville, NC. Contributed by Roger Kammerer. 

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May 9, 1860 

On motion seven Justices present it is ordered that James H. FORBES be permitted to retail spirituous liquors in the 
town of Greenville for one year upon his paying the tax. 

David P. LANGLEY and James L. LANGLEY executors of Godfrey LANGLEY return their accts. current and 
inventory of the estate. 

It was ordered that Stephen F. JOHNSON be allowed $730 as a compensation for making a general index to the 
Registers Office and the County Trustee is hereby directed to pay the same out of County funds. 

John GARDNER and William COX adminr. of William GARDNER dec'd. returns an additional inventory of said 
estate. 

Ordered Cinderella ALLEN be appted. guardian to Thomas, Drucilla, Julia, James W., John, Henry, Martha, Sally 
ann and Lydia A. E. ALLEN, children of James ALLEN dec'd.. She gives bond of $4,000 with William ALLEN 
and Theophilus BLAND as sureties, [p. 300] 

Whereas a bill of costs was incurred by the prosecution of a suit against Sylvestor GARDNER and others the object 
of which was to procure from this court an order to discontinue a road leading from William SMITH'S to 
GARDNERS Ford a distance of about three miles and which the said Sylvestor GARDNER opposed successfully 
and caused to be still continued as a public road and it is now claimed that the said cost be paid by the Sylvestor 
GARDNER. Ordered by the court that the bill of costs amounting to $89.58 as taxed by the clerk of the court be 
charged against the county and paid by its treasurer out of the county funds. 

Ordered that Edmond MOORE be permitted to remove a negro girl named Tena MOBLEY bound to him in Pitt 
County to Wilson County and have her bound to him in that county. 

Ordered that the hands of of F. B. SATTERTHWAIT, Joseph H. LAUGHINGHOUSE, William J. 
LAUGHINGHOUSE and Matthew HODGES be released from working on the roads to which they are assigned and 
are hereby reassigned to work on the public road leading from the Black Jack Road by LAUGHINGHOUSE Mill to 
the Washington Road near William MAYO'S and Joseph H. LAUGHINGHOUSE is hereby appted. overseer of the 
road. 

Ordered that Joseph J. DANCY be appted. guardian adlitem to Gabriella BRIXTON, Nancy Ann M. BRITTON, 
Miles BRITTON, Augusta BRITTON and Sarah B. BRITTON, minor heirs of Miles BRITTON dec'd. 

Ordered Henry PEEBLES, free boy of colour, aged 17 years, be bound to Huel HEMBY, he giving bond and Joab 
HEMBY and Luther JOYNER as sureties. Bond given indentures exchanged. 

List of Inspectors appted. May term 1859 to hold elections on the 1 st Thursday in Tax districts 
Tafts District William J. LAUGHINGHOUSE James G. GALLOWAY Bryan SMITH 
Pactolus R. L. WILSON Willis R. WHICHARD J. V. PERKINS 
Andrews C. O. STATON James R. WARD Eason JAMES 
Stancils Henry STANCIL Willie STANCIL Rufus V. HEARNE 

Falkland Willis R. WILLIAMS S. S. HARRIS John KING 



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Cross Roads Jacob JOYNER Jesse SMITH Robert W. HINES 
Griffins Caleb CANNON A. A. ALLEN Hardy JOHNSON 

Burneys Jesse NOBLES Thomas M. WIGGINS Horace IVES 
Haddocks Sylvestor COX Will H. SMITH John C. COX 
Clay Root Hardee J. SMITH J. SMITH Cullen SMITH Caleb SMITH 

Greenville James L. PAUL J. J. CHERRY Willie BROWN W. A. BERNARD Calvin EVANS and William 
A. MANNING 

There was a deed from W. W. WALLACE of Holmes Co., Miss., John M. WALLACE of DeSoto Co Miss 
Darnel KEEL(?) & wife Harriet of Davidson Co., Tenn. and Guilford REED(?) & wife Elizabeth of Sumner Co 
Tenn. to Godfrey TAFT of Pitt County exhibited in open court. 

Joseph L. BALLARD et al vs. Samuel VINES et al} The Will of Benjamin BRILEY was proved at Feb Court 1 853 
and Samuel VINES was appted. and qualified as administrator. The Will was destroyed in the Court House fire in 
January 1858. A copy of the Will with corrections ordered to be recorded. Both parties to pay court costs equally. 

There has been no election in Stancils District. Ordered that Hardy G. PARKER be appted. constable for said 
district, he entering bond of $4,000 with James S. CLARK, B. B. ALBRITTON and Edward HOELL as sureties. 

Alfred MOYE guardian to Abraham J. MO YE returns his acct. current with said ward. 

Ordered that Martha BROOKS, daughter of Mourning BROOKS, a free girl of colour, aged about 13 years be 
bound to B. C. PEARCE. He enters bond with Joseph J. DANCY and Josiah HODGES as sureties. 

Ordered Henry SHEPPARD be appted. guardian to the minor heirs of John BOYD dec'd. viz- Elizabeth BOYD 
Eugene BOYD McD. BOYD, Alonza BOYD and Henrietta BOYD; he giving bond of $250, 000 with James S ' 
CLARK, Joseph L. BALLARD, Sherrod TISON, L. P. BEARDSLEY, James C. ALBRITTON and Will S BLOW 
as sureties. 

David HOUSE guardian to the minor heirs of Archibald HOUSE returns his acct. current. 

WATSON, MEARS & ROUNTREE vs. James H. TAFT...Taft won. [p. 310] 

Sydney DANIEL guardian to the monir heirs of Samuel WARD returns his acct. current. 

Caleb C ANNON adminr. of Theophilus SLAUGHTER returns his inventory of rent of land; also at the same time 
returns his acct. current as guardian with Leonidas LANE. 

Lemuel DEBERRY guardian to Joseph WILLIAMS and Sherrod WILLIAMS returns his acct. current. 

Ordered Caleb CANNON be appted. admr. de bonis non with the Will annexed on the estate of Jethro KITTRELL 
dec d., he entering mto bond of $4,000 with Charles ROUNTREE and Elias J. BLOUNT as sureties. 

Ordered that Edmond NORRIS a free boy of clor aged about 13 years be bound to Andy NORRIS, to learn the art of 
a carpenter, he entering bond with James T. WILLIAMS. 

Ordered that Britton SMITH be discharged. 

oftml^^^^/u be aP ? ted - 8 T dian t0 ArchitaW A - M0YE md William D - M0YE > children 
of William D. MOYE dec d. he entering mto bond of $500 with Alfred MOYE and Josiah BARRETT as sureties. 

List of Magistrates appte d. to take the list of Taxahles for 1860: 
Greenville William B. EBORN 
Tafts William M. NELSON 

Clay Root Cullen SMITH 
Haddocks William H. SMITH 



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Burney 
Griffins 



Jesse NOBLES 
Caleb CANNON 
Moses TURNAGE 
Willis R. WILLIAMS 
Henry STANCILLS 
L. R. ANDERSONS 
James R. WARD 
W. H. PERKINS 
Robert A. HATTON 
George W. JOHNSTON 
Louis G. LITTLE 



Cross Roads 



Falkland 
Stancell 



Andersons 



Andrews 

Perkins 

Parkers 

Browns 

Pactolus 



W. M. B. BROWN adminr. of Enoch POLLARD dec'd. returns his inventory and account of sales and copy of 
notice to creditors. 

Moses JOYNER adminr. of Henry E. JOYNER dec'd. account of sales. 

In the matter of John O' HAG AN petition to the Court with naturalization paper, [p. 3 1 7] 

Germain BERNARD et al vs. Penelope KEEL & others} petition to reestablish mill. A subpoena was issued and 
mailed to the Sheriff of Halifax County for Blount SPEIR; the Sheriff failed to make due return. Ordered that the 
Sheriff be fined $100 and issue for fee to the coroner of Halifax County. 

Petition to the Court by John O'HAGAN, a native of Ireland. He applied at August term 1854 Pitt Co. Court to be 
made a citizen of the United States. The naturalization papers of John O'HAGAN burned in the Court House fire. 
He supplied a copy to the court and wants it recorded again. In 1 854 after being examined by Goold HOYT he states 
that John O'HAGAN was a minor at age 17 when he arrived in the United States. He swears allegiance to the 
United States, [p. 320] 

B. NOBLES & B. G. ALBRITTON to the Court} Petition to divide land and allot to each their shares, [p. 322] 

Jesse NOBLES & wife Rachel, John B. KILPATRICK, William P. KILPATRICK, Simon B. KILPATRICK, 

Lemuel MEWBORN & wife Louisa petitioners 

against 

John WOOTEN, E. Moseley GREEN & wife Nancy, Martha WOOTEN, Joseph AQUERO and Josephine 
AQUERO and Henry SHEPPARD Clerk, guardian ad litem to the last three named minors 
For partition of Land [p. 323] 

State of North Carolina Pitt County} A Special Court held at the Court House in Greenville on June 2 1 860 with 
Eason JAMES, John A. HARRINGTON, and Will B. EBORN 

Ordered that Nicey WHICHARD be appted. Special Administrator on the estate of Harriet TAYLOR dec'd, she 
giving bond of $100 with Sidney DANIEL, and Samuel LITTLE as sureties. Nicey has leave to sell household and 
kitchen furniture and make return to next court. 

Special Court Sept. 4, 1860 to list inspectors of election for Pitt County [p. 325] 
State of North Carolina Pitt County} 

Be it remembered that at a Court of Pleas & Quarter Sessions began and held for the County aforesaid at the 
Court House in Greenville on the first Monday of August 1860 in the 85 year of American Independance. 
Present} L. P. BEARDSLEY, Caleb CANNON, Benjamin F. EBORN, L. G. LITTLE ~~ 

Isaac C. MOORE a juror called and failed to answer fined $5.00 

The Will of Bryan GRIMES dec'd is proved by David P. PERRY and Richard S. DONNELL, the subscribing 
witnesses. William GRIMES named as executor in the Will and is duly qualified by taking the oath. [p. 330] 



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Ordered that Adam FLEMING be appted. adminr. on the estate of Arch S. FLEMING dec'd., he giving bond in the 
sum of $1,500 

Hiram E. STILLEY produced a license in open court and was qualified as an attorney at law. 

Ordered that a notice issue to Montgomery LONG & wife to appear at next court and show cause why the indenture 
of apprenticeship of Rachel BROOKS, a free person of colour, should not be cancelled. 

State vs. William WOMBLE not guilty 

State vs. John STOCKS...fined $1.00 

State vs. Joseph JOLLY...found guilty 

On motion seven Justices present it is ordered that Richard CARSON be permitted to retail spirituous liquors in the 
town of Greenville for one year upon his paying the tax. 

State vs. W. T. LEWIS...fined $1.00 

State vs. J. J. FAITHFUL not guilty 

Mary A. E. MAY and W. R. WILLIAMS administrators of the estate of Benjamin MAY dec'd. returns inventory, 
acct. of sales and notice to creditors. 

State vs. William WHITEHEAD, John S. BROWN and Jackson WILLIAMS....found not guilty but charged them 
$1.00 each plus cost. 

Edward CARMAN adminr. of Catherine JACKSON returns inventory and acct. of sales. 

Ordered Henry TURN AGE be appted. guardian to the minor heirs of Shadrick JACKSON dec'd. viz: Joseph, John, 
Shadrick, Richard and Martha JACKSON. Henry TURNAGE gave bond of $25,000 with Edward CARMON and 
Allen JACKSON as sureties. 

The Will of Alfred DAVIS was produced in open court and proved by oaths of Allen BYNUM and Donald 
HORTON, subscribing witnesses. Richard B. DAVIS was named as executor in the Will and was duly qualified. 

M. C. S. CHERRY executor of James CARNEY dec'd. returns acct. of sales and inventory of estate. 

William MAY appted. administrator with Mary A. E. MAY on the estate of Benjamin MAY dec'd. 

Ordered letters of administration on the estate of Priscilla MOORE be issued to John Thomas JOYNER and Gideon 
ALLEN, they entering bond of $40,000 with George JOYNER Abram D. MOYE and William JOYNER as sureties. 
John Thomas JOYNER and Gideon ALLEN have leave to sell the perishable property belonging to the estate of 
their intestate upon the times prescribed by act of assembly, [p.337] 

Jesse NOBLES adminr. of Edward HARRIS dec'd. returns acct. of sales and inventory of estate. 

Thomas J. SHEPPARD adminr. of Fred MOBLEY dec'd. returns acct. of sales and inventory of estate. 

William J. EVANS and Susan Caroline his wife vs. Stephen F. JOHNSTON guardian} ordered JOHNSTON pay 
$1,682, the balance due EVANS & wife. Ordered the referee be paid $6.00, half to be paid by each party and the 
EVAN'S pay the cost of the petition. 

James S. MCCLANAHAN, Solicitor of Pitt County, resigned and at the same time, Louis HILLIARD was elected 
in his place for the unexpired term of office. At the same time, Josiah HODGES was elected Sheriff of Pitt County 



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for the next ten years. HODGES produced a bond with Joseph L. BALLARD, William J. BLOW, James S. CLARK, 
R. F. WILLIAMS, James H. FORBES and Henry STANCIL as sureties. At the same time, Henry SHEPPARD, 
Clerk of the court of Pleas & Quarter Sessions of Pitt County, tendered his official bond for renewal with M. L. 
CARR, Joseph L. BALLARD, L. P. BEARDSLEY and Sherrod TISON as sureties. At the same time, the office of 
County Trustee is vacant, and T. R. CHERRY was elected for the unexpired term of office, he entered into bond of 
$20,000 with Churchill PERKINS, William WHITEHEAD and B. G. ALBRITTON as sureties, [p. 338-339] 

George MO YE, executor of Charlotte TISON dec'd. returns acct. of sales and inventory of notes of said estate. 

Henry STANCELL, executor of Sarah WINDHAM dec'd. returns inventory of acct. of sales of estate. 

Ordered that Samuel SMITH, Theophilus BLAND, Lamuel MEWBORN, Simon B. KJLPATRICK, Richard L. 
NOBLES and Allen JOHNSON be appted. Patrollers for Burneys District. 

On motion to Court a majority of the Justices being present It was ordered and unanimously carried that the County 
Trustee or Sheriff be and is hereby directed to pay over to the Court House Committee or to their order such sums or 
sums of money as they may need to carry out their contracts with W. Y. Y. JONES out of any county money which 
he may have in his hands and it is further ordered by the Court that in case there shall not be a sufficient amount of 
cash on hand at any time to meet the wants of said committee. They are hereby authorised to borrow such sums as 
they may need on the faith of the County. 

Ordered the hands working for F. BOYD and Jarrett HOUSE be transferred from the road leading from Martin 
MOORF'S to the road leading to Tar RIVER at Red Banks and that ELLIS LAUGHINGHOUSE and Augustus 
WHICHARD be assigned to said road. 

State vs.Shadrick CANNON and Guilford COX...fined $1.00 each 

W. J. LAUGHINGHOUSE vs. J. C. C. JENKINS} appears to the court that there is due James NELSON the sum of 
$133.57 and to Elizabeth NELSON the sum of $1 14.83 and to Emily E. NELSON the sum of $1 14.83, that 
JENKINS pay to his wards these sums. The court cost to be paid by LAUGHINGHOUSE, and the unforeseen fee of 
$10 be split and paid between them. 

J. J. PERKINS adminr. of Will L. PERKINS vs. James S. MOORE....debt [p. 345] 

Ordered that Mourning BROOKS mother of the free orphan girl named Rachel BROOKS, aged about 15 years, be 
bound to Blount C. PEARCE till she be of full age, to learn the trade of a seamstress. He enters bond of $500 with 
Joseph J. DANCY and Josiah HODGES as sureties. 

Ordered that L. P. BEARDSLEY be appted. guardian to Henrietta MAY, Penelope MAY and Benjamin MAY, 
children of Benjamin MAY dec'd.; he giving bond of $40,000 with Peter E. HINES, James S. CLARK and Henry 
SHEPPARD as sureties. 

Samuel H. LANGLEY and J. D. ALBRITTON vs. John MCGOWNS} they have the right to cut a canal prayed for, 
but MCGOWNS appeals to the Superior Court, [p. 348] 

Germain BERNARD, Blount NOBLES vs. Penelope KEEL and others} the jury finds that Simon KEEL left a Will, 
it was probated and recorded but was destroyed in the Court House fire. The Will of Simon KEEL given [p. 349-50] 

W. M. B. BROWN adminr. of Enoch POLLARD dec'd. returns his acct. of sale of the estate. 

Thomas C. SINGELTARY by his guardian George B. SINGELTARY vs. William GRIMES exctr. of Bryan 
GRIMES} about receiving dividends on bank stock in the Bank of Cape Fear and Bank of Commerce, [p. 352] 

Ordered that ADAMS be appted. adminr. on the estate of Hardy CORBITT dec'd., he giving $2,000 bond 

with Willis R. WILLIAMS and Thomas B. DUPREE as sureties. 



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Sherrod SMITH & wife vs. William PATE, adminr. of Joseph DUDLEY} money owed distributees: Sarah, wife of 
Sherrod SMITH; Mary, wife of Gatlin PHILLIPS; Anna, wife of William PATE; Slade VENTERS; Churchill 
DUDLEY, Julia Ann DUDLEY, William H. DUDLEY and Lovey Jane KENNEDY and Molsey, late wife of Joseph 
DUDLEY. Joseph DUDLEY is out of the State, [p. 354] 

State of North Carolina Pitt County} A Special Court held at the Court House in Greenville on Aug. 17, 1 860 with 
Marshal DICKINSON, Will B. EBORN and James L. PAUL. Ordered that Calvin EVANS be appted. Special 
administrator of Silas FORBES dec'd., he entering into $1,000 bond with James S. CLARK and James A. TISON as 
sureties. Ordered he have leave to sell the groceries, consisting of liquors, sugar and sundry merchandise in his shop. 

State of North Carolina Pitt County} A Special Court held at the Court House in Greenville on Sept. 4, 1860 with 
Caleb CANNON, James L. PAUL and Peter HJNES. Ordered that William R. FRIZZLE be appted. Special 
administrator of William GRIMSLEY dec'd., he entering into $400 bond with Will J. MO YE and John C. COX as 
sureties. Ordered he have leave to sell the bed, bedstead & furniture, and the balance of household & kitchen 
furniture, and two cows and calves. 

State of North Carolina Pitt County} A Special Court held at the Court House in Greenville on Sept. 15, 1860 with 
James L. PAUL, John J. CHERRY and L. P. BEARDSLEY. Ordered that Charles ROUNTREE be appted. Special 
administrator of Lemuel TISON dec'd., he entering into $15,000 bond with Abram D. MOYE and William 
CHERRY as sureties. Ordered he have leave to sell 50 head of cattle, mules & horses; 20 barrels of brandy; 20 head 
of sheep; 30 stocks of bees; 4 stacks of fodder; 2 barrels of lard; 40 barrels of corn; 2 oxen; 5 swine and pigs; 25 
shoats; lot of trumpery, one still; 2 pair of cart wheels; 2 jack asses, [p. 357] 

State of North Carolina Pitt County} A Special Court held at the Court House in Greenville on Sept. 20, 1860 
withW. S. BERNARD, Will L. CHERRYand W. S. HANRAHAN. Ordered that William J. EVANS be appted. 
Special administrator of James R. HARRIS dec'd., he entering into $100 bond with Will A. CHERRY and Benjamin 
BELCHER as sureties. Ordered he have leave to sell one double barrelled gun, one silver watch and one carpet bag. 

[To be Continued] 



Wake Forest College Alumni Association, 1893 

Eastern Reflector, Wed., April 19, 1893 

The alumni of Wake Forest College residing in this county met here on last Saturday and organized 
a "Local Alumni Association" composed of the following members: Rev. J. H. LAMBERTH J L 
FLEMING, W. H. RAGSDALE, Dr. W. H. BAGWELL, Dr. D. L. JAMES, C. M. BERNARD W T 
FLEMING, C. L. BARRETT, J. B. FLEMING, and J. J. SATTERTHWAITE. Others, who were not 
present will be added to this list. 

The following officers of the association were elected: 
President— J. L. FLEMING 
Vice-President— Rev. J. H. LAMBERTH 
Secretary— Dr. D. L. JAMES. 

After some discussion as to the objecta and the results to be attained by the body the meeting 
adjourned to meet on Saturday, May 13 th . The College may expect good results from this association. It is 
composed of progressive, energetic men who are an honor to any institution. Long may the College live 
to do its noble work 



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Inquest on Gen. Bryan Grimes, 1880 

Found in Pitt County Coroners Inquests, CR 079.913.1, NC Archives, Raleigh, NC. 
Contributed by Roger Kammerer. 

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Coroners Report of Bryan Grimes 
State of North Carolina Pitt County} 

Be it remembered That on this 15 th day of August 1880 I B J WILSON Coroner of the County of Pitt attended by a 
Jury of good and Lawful men to Wit: John C BOYD W L BROWN Rubin SUGGS Ricky MOORE George M 
TUCKER A B HOLLO WELL John VAINRIGHT A H TAFT G E TAFT S I FLEMING R T WILSON J H 
SANDERS by me Summoned for the purpos according to Law after being by me duly Sworn and empowered at (the 
Residence of Bryant GRIMES the deceased) in the County aforesaid did hold an i nguist over the dead body of 
Bryant GRIMES and after examination into the facts and circumstances of the death of the de cese d from a view of 
the corpse and all the testimony to be procured, the Said Jury find as follows that is to Say, That General GRIMES 
came to his death by a gun shot fired by some person unknown to the Jury. 
Attest B. J. WILSON Coroner 

Jos H SAUNDERS {Seal} 

W.L.BROWN {Seal} 

SI FLEMING {Seal} 

Rickey MOORE {Seal} 

GETAFT {Seal} 

AH TAFT {Seal} 

G.M. TUCKER {Seal} 

RT WILSON {Seal} 

Reuben SUGGS {Seal} 

John (his mark) VAINRIGHT {Seal} 

A. B. HOLLOWELL {Seal} 

John. C.BOYD {Seal} 

State of North Carolina Pitt County} 

The examination of F B SATTERTHWT and J. B. STICKNEY, Chars. K. GALLAGHER. 

taken before the undersigned Coroner of said County this 15 th day of August 1880 at the House of Bryant GRIMES 
upon the body of Bryant Grimes, there and then lying dead to wit: 

F B SATTERTHWT being duly Sworn Says Just as we drove out of the water at Barn? Creek, when the Gun was 

fired Mr GRIMES hollared and asked hoo was that and then he told me he was shot. I asked him did he think he was 

going to die and he sayed he did. I then took the rein and drove up to John MURPHY corrans (?), then asked a man 

there to come out and put his leg in the bugy for me. I do not know what his name was. Then I drove on up to Mr 

STICKNEYS and I told him what was don and he took the horse and drove him over to General GRIMES, with the 

Body X. by Iwas. he was dead before I entered the avenue to go down to Mr STICKNEY. I am 1 3 years old. I live in 

Washington, between Sun set and dark. 14 th day of August 1880 I got in General GRIMES Buggy at Mr BRIDMAN 

store in Washington N. C. and drove down to the post office for him. General GRIMES got in the buggy at the post 

office. I woode with him until! he was shot and to Mr STICKNEYS. I wanted to come over to Mr STICKNEY and 

asked him if I could come at with him and he told me yes. I was in the habit of coming out with General GRIMES. 

The Gun was fired from the left hand side in coming toward Greenville from Washington, and General GRIMES 

was sitting on the left hand side of the buggy. There was not any gun or any thing of the Kind that I saw in the 

Bu §gy F. B. SATTERTHWAITE 

Attest B. J. WILSON 



J. B. STICKNYbeing duly Sworn depose and says I am 53 years old. Farmer. Pitt County. I live somjhing over a 
mile from wher Gener! GRIMES was shot. I was setting in my porch pea ren? about the beginning twilight on 

Saturday 14 ?. I saw Generi GRIMES vehickle coming up my avanus, I went out and met the vehickje Bryant 

SATTERTHWT was driving it he called out to me that General GRIMES was Shot. I hastened to the buggy, placed 



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my hand upon him, and discovered that he was dead I got up in the buggy immediately and drove it to his house had 
the body taken out and carred into his bed room. The Doctor was then set for immediately came examed the wound 
and he said he died of the Severing of and artery and internal hemorage by a shot, the shot entered on the left arm. I 
ex amd the buggy in which he riding found six buck shot impression on the loins, coming from the left side of buggy 
on the bows of the top. The shot ranged as if the slightly elevated and the marks of the shot was all fresh and party 
fired was lower that the object shot at. I saw one shot imbedied in the bow. I did not extract the shot but it was don 
by Mr LAUGHTNGHOUSE. On the morning the 15 th v erry early I visited the locality wher the deed was done I 
examed all the surroundings looking for track or other evidences. My attention was finally Called to a broken twig 
on the left side of the Road it was on the bush in the water I went in to the water on that left side of the Road, there 
I discovered Several twigs broken on end of a twig nearly severed as if by a shot. I saw two cans in the immediat 
locality p urfrerat ed by what Seamed to be buck shot. My attention was called to a line shot nearly in two on the 
op oside of the Road. I went on into the water and discovered that the p urfo rated Can was in direct range from a man 
standing with a slightly elevated gun, the water was two deep to discover any foot prints. I came out of the water 
comenced Searching for track on the same side. I went up the swamfswamp] following it edge wher the mud 
bordered the swamp and at the distance of about two hundred yards from the Road discov erd a shoe track coming 
appearantly out of the water. I followed this track untill I crosed a branch and seamed to penetrat the high land, we 
could discover no more distinct tracks, the shoe or boot track s eam ed to be about a No 6 It was measured in my 
p rsen ce I mesured by my oan shoes and I judged it to be about a No 6. the c orse of the track lead in the direction of 
the head of General GRIMES mill pond, their is a cart rod leading toward the head of this pond, a shot distance from 
where I saw the tracks, the track was evidently freshly mad and made by a shoe with a good soled bottom, that the 
track spoke of was coming out of the swamp, and did not discoyr any other track but the one discribed. 
Attest B. J. WILSON Coroner J. B. STICKNEY 

CbJes K GALLAGHER being duly Sworn depose and Says. 47 year of age. Ocupation Drugist Resides Washington, 
Beaufort County. I was present at the examination of the body General GRIMES made by Drs TAYLOR & 
MCDANEL to ascertain the cause of his death I also asssted in prepairing the body for burrial One wound oanly 
found on the left arm near the sholder. Dr. MCDANIEL stated to me that Death was caused by the shot or bullet 
penetrating the upper part of the body sand severing the Subclovian artery and that General GRIMES must have 
died in a very few minutes after receiving the wound. Chars K. GALLAGHER 

Attest B. J. WILSON Coroner 

J J LAUGHTNGHOUSE being duly sworn depose and says Hearing of General GRIMES being Killed, I went 
immedately to his house was there when the buggy arved with his body assisted in taking his body out and placed it 
on his bed, asssted in taking of his cloth, an found wher he was struck with one bullet or buck shot on the upe r part 
of the left arm. I did exam General GRIMES buggy at his house where his body was taken out of it found where it 
was struck with 5 or 6 buck shot I picket one buck shot out of said buggis top which I ritaned and turned over to the 
Corener. I was with Mr STICKNEY when we examed the place wherhe was shot found wherthe can and a lim was 
struck by shot as Mr STICKNEY has discribed it and the foot prints also and did measure the shoe print 10 inch 
long wide broad heel. 

The track was going in the direction of the head of General GRIMES mill pond would cross Island road & contined 
in strat corse as presented J. J. LAUGHINGHOUSE 

Attest B. J. WILSON Coroner 



Died Mrs. Jackie McGowan, 1925 

Daily Reflector, Thurs., June 18, 1925 

Mrs. Jackie MCGOWAN, 75, died this morning at 8 o'clock at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Alfred 
WORTHTNGTON. Funeral Services will be conducted Friday afternoon at 3 o'clock, with interment taking place in 
Carney burying ground on the Pactolus road, four miles of Greenville. Mrs. MCGOWAN was beloved by a host of 
friends for her lovely disposition and strong christian character. She will be greatly missed by people throughout her 
community. The deceased is survived by her only child, Mrs. Alfred WORTHTNGTON with whom she has been 
making her home for the past several years. 



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Lenoir County Death Certificates 

The following are selected death certificates found in the Lenoir County Court House, Kinston, NC. Obviously not 
all information is given, but these are meant as leads to find names. 
Contributed by Roger Kammerer. 



Mrs. Anne COWARD, widow, b. Feb. 14, 1843 Tyrrell Co., NC, d. Mar. 22, 1915 Moseley Hall Twsp. 
F: Christopher HAZELTON, b. Pitt County 
M: Betsie CAHOON, b. Tyrrell Co., NC 

J. A. PRIDGEN, b. Mar. 28, 1836 Greene Co., NC; d. July 25, 1915 Kinston, NC; merchant; buried Kinston, NC 
F: James Bright Pridgen 
M: Holland TUCKER 

Infant JOHNSTON, b. & d. Sept. 25, 1915 Kinston, NC; premature; buried Kinston, NC 
F: A. D. JOHNSTON, b. New York 
M: Lovie E. SMITH, b. Pitt County 

Thomas KITTRELL, age 38, b. Pitt Co., d. Nov. 2, 1915 Kinston, NC, of pnuemonia; horse shoer 
F: Matthew KITTRELL, b. Pitt County 
M: Banna KITTRELL, b. Pitt County 
Informant: James KITTRELL of Ayden, NC 

Jennie BROOKS, b. 1842 Pitt Co., d. Dec. 12, 1915 Kinston, NC; buried in Lenoir County 
F: Edmond BROOKS, b. NC 
M: Mary PITTMAN, b. NC 

Henry DAIL, age 75, b. Pitt Co., d. Dec. 24, 1915 of pnuemonia; buried Winterville, NC 
F: Nathan DAIL, b. NC 
M: Sallie G ARRIS, b. NC 

Mary A. TILGHMAN, widow, b. 1842, d. Jan. 1, 1916 Contentnea Neck Twsp.; buried near Hookerton, NC 
F: Guardner FAULKNER 
M: Louisa MOORE 

Informant: W. A. TILGHMAN of Grifton, NC. 

Redden Allen SMITH, age 32, b. Pitt Co., d. March 2, 1916; shot by county convict; buried Greenville NC 
F: Jesse SMITH, b. NC 
M: Pattie SMITH, b. NC 

Lillian Mae CANNON, b. July 19, 1915 Pitt Co., d. Mar. 30, 1916 of pnuemonia; buried Bethany Church 
F: William Jess CANNON, b. Pitt County 
M: Mollie TRIPP, b. Pitt County 

Agnes Olive Eva SMITH, b. Dec. 1, 1916 Lenoir Co., d. May 7, 1916 Falling Creek Twsp.; buried Winterville, NC 
F: William E. SMITH, b. Palcka, Florida 
M: Elizabeth DAIL, b. Winterville, NC 

Mittie COX, age 36, wife of W. E. COX of Ayden, NC; b. Pitt Co., d. May 24, 1916 during pregnancy 
F: John MOORE, b. Lenoir County 
M: ? 



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George L. HODGES, age 60, b. Kinston, NC, d. June 22, 1916 in Kinston, NC 
F: Simon E. HODGES, b. Lenoir County 
M: Nancy TURNAGE, b. Pitt County 

Earl McCoy WAINRIGHT, age 19 months, b. Kinston, d. Aug. 12, 1916; buried Pitt County 
F: Josh WAINRIGHT, b. Pitt County 
M: Julia NICHOLS, b. Pitt County 

Samuel Herbert ROUNTREE, b. Nov. 6, 1850 Lenoir Co., d. Sept. 11,1916 Kinston, NC; Insurance salesman 
F: Sam Hart ROUNTREE, b. Pitt County 
M: Martha A. DUNN, b. Lenoir County 

Mary DAIL, b. Feb. 18, 1850 Pitt Co., d. Oct. 18, 1916 Kinston Twsp.; buried Winterville, NC 
F: Locker RINGGOLD, b. Pitt County 
M: Mary DAIL, b. Pitt County 

Armissie BAKER, wife of Jasper BAKER, b. Mar. 2, 1863 Pitt Co., d. Nov. 19, 1916; buried Lenoir County 
F: Benjamin BAURY [BOWERS?], b. Pitt County 
M: Katie WEEKS, b. Greene Co., NC 

Emma L. ANDERSON, widow, b. Dec. 30, 1851 Wilson Co., NC, d. May 1,1917; buried Kinston, NC 

F: James MCGOWAN 

M: Nancy HAWKINS, b. Greene Co., NC 

Informant: L. R. ANDERSON, LaGrange, NC. 

Floy Mae LETCHWORTH, b. Apr. 14, 1915 Lenoir Co., d. May 3, 1917 Kinston, NC; buried Kinston, NC 
F: C. H. LETCHWORTH, b. Pitt County 
M: Julia IPOCK, b. Craven County 

Susan Rountree DUNN, widow, b. Jan. 23, 1835 Pitt Co., d. May 7, 1917; buried Kinston, NC 
F: Charles ROUNTREE 
M: Sallie HART 

J. O. BELL, b. Aug. 28, 1852 Greene Co., d. May 15, 1917 Vance Twsp.; buried Greene County 
F: Church BELL, b. Greene Co., NC 
M: Mary MOORE, , b. Greene Co., NC 

Stephen Henry MOORE, age 79, b. Pitt Co., d. Aug. 4, 1917 Falling Creek Twsp.; buried Trenton, NC 
F: Cannon MOORE 
M: Rhodie MOORE 

Informant: Major C. MOORE, Kinston, NC 

Margaret Alice PHILLIPS, widow, b. 1859 Greene Co., d. Aug. 17, 1917; buried Greene County 
F: Abner EASON, b. NC 
M: Mary KITTRELL, b. NC 

Lula Marinda HARRIS, age 29, wife of J. H. HARRIS, b. Pitt Co., d. Aug. 23, 1917; buried Greenville, NC 
F: G. W. CRAWFORD, b. Pitt County 
M: Bettie ALLEN, b. Pitt County 

Abner BOYD, b. Nov. 22, 1840 Beaufort Co., d. Dec. 26, 1917 Kinston, NC; buried Kinston, NC 
F: Thomas BOYD, b. Craven Co., NC 
M: Jane BROOKS, b. Pitt County 
Informant: Mc BOYD, Grimesland, NC 



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John Thomas HILL, b. Oct. 8, 1857 Lenoir Co., d. Jan. 1,1918 Kinston, NC; buried in Lenoir County 
F: J. L. HILL, b. Lenoir County 
M: Peurie COX, b. Pitt County 

Fannie May GARDNER, wife of J. A. GARDNER, b. Apr. 23, 1889 Pitt Co., d. Apr. 29, 1918 Kinston, NC 
F: F. A. CAMPBELL, b. Pitt County 
M: Bertie BUCK, b. Beaufort County 

Mary Masuria JACKSON, b. May 1897 Pitt Co., d. June 3, 1918 drowned; buried near Ayden, NC 

F: B. T. HEATH, b. NC 

M: Lois MCLAWHORN, b. Pitt County 

Robert Bruce JACKSON, b. Aug. 23, 1914 Pitt Co., d. June 3, 1918 drowned 

F: Dock JACKSON, b. Pitt County 

M: Mary Masuria HEATH, b. Pitt County 

Dock JACKSON, b. Apr. 17, 1894 NC, d. d. June 3, 1918 drowned in Contentnea Neck; buried near Ayden, NC 
F: Richard JACKSON, b. NC 
M: Elizabeth TURNAGE, b. NC 

Henrietta PHILLIPS, widow, b. Sept. 12, 1848 Pitt Co., d. July 5, 1918 Kinston, NC; buried Kinston, NC 
F: David PHILLIPS, b. Lenoir County 
M: Mary COX, b. Pitt County 

Infant daughter WELLS, b. July 6, 1918 Kinston, NC, d. July 8, 1918 Kinston, NC; buried Kinston, NC 
F: G. W. WELLS, b. Wayne Co., NC 
M: Geneva BALDREE, b. Pitt County 

Rosa Verna BROADHURST, age 25, b. Craven Co., d. Nov. 2, 1918 of flu; buried Kinston, NC 
F: C. J. BUCK, b. Craven County 
M: Nancy DALE, b. Pitt County 

Puss JACKSON, age 73, b. Pitt Co., d. Aug. 22, 1920; buried Greene County 
F: James JACKSON, b. Pitt County 
M: ? 

Charles Raymond TURNAGE, b. Sept. 8, 1887 Pitt Co., d. Aug. 1 1, 1921; operated Kinston Cotton Mill 
F: Jim TURNAGE, b. Pitt County 
M: Mollie JACKSON, b. Pitt County 

William Augusta DAIL, b. Dec. 21, 1836 Pitt Co., d. Aug. 19, 1921 during operation; mechanic; buried Pitt Co 

F: Nathaniel DAIL 

M: Sallie G ARRIS, b. Pitt County 

Katie KTNCEY, wife of Joney KJNCEY, b. 1880 Greene Co., d. Oct. 7, 1921 Kinston, NC; buried LaGrange. 
F: Kincheon GREEN, b. Greene County 
M: Litha TYSON, b. NC 

Eugenia SIMPSON, widow, age 74, b. Greene Co., NC; d. Dec. 3, 1921; buried Worthington Cemetery 
F: Caney WORTHINGTON, b. Pitt County 
M: Susan TURNAGE, b. Pitt County 



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dead body of William WILSON and after inq uireing into the facts and Circumstances of the death of the deceased, 
from a view of the Corpse, and all testimony to be procured the jury find as follows— to wit 
That the said William WILSON Came to his Death by a gun Shot wound in the hands of Burt WILSON a Child, 
and that we think it was accidental Inquest held and Sealed in the presence of Jno B. JOHNSON Coroner of Pitt 
County. 

John WILSON Testifies as follows— 

I came into the door and Brother Bert Catched hold of the hammer and pulled it back and the gun fired off and the 
Charge took effect upon my Bro. and Killed him. 

Witness Jno B. JOHNSON Coroner John (his mark) WILSON 

Anna WILSON Testifies as follows 

Babe took hold of the hammer and pulled it down, and the gun fired, and Killed him. 
Witness Jno B. JOHNSON Coroner Anna (her mark) WILSON 

Tom WILSON Testifies as follows That Bill had Started out to work and John came in with the gun and the Child 
Caught hold of the Gun and she fired 

Witness Jno B. JOHNSON Coroner Tom (his mark) WILSON 



Deed of James Shivers and wife Ripsey to Joab Herrington, October 13, 1835 

Contributed by Roger Kammerer. 

Pitt County Deed Book GG, page 438 

This Indenture made and entered into this 13 th day of October in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred & 
thirty five between Joab HERRINGTON of the county of Pitt & State of North Carolina of the one part and James 
SHIVERS and Ripsey SHIVERS wife of said James of the other part, Witnesseth that we the said James SHIVERS 
and Ripsey SHIVERS for and inconsideration of the sum of two hundred & six dollars to us in hand paid the receipt 
whereof we do here by acknowledge have given, granted bargained, sold, aliened enscoffed and confirmed and by 
these presents do give grant bargain sell alien enscoff and convey to the said 

Joab HERRINGTON a certain tract or parcel of land situate lying and being in the county aforesaid and on the Big 
branch and bounded as follows adjoining the Lands of John DENNIS the Lands of Joel WINGATE the Lands of 
Charles POWELL the Lands of Benjamin BROWN say the Land which Jesse ROUNTREE Senr. gave to his 
daughter Winny BROWN and the Lands of William BARBER being Lot No 5 in the division of the lands belonging 
to the estate of James POWELL deceased and drawn in said division by James SHIVERS and Ripsey SHIVERS his 
wife containing two hundred and Six acres more or less— To have and to hold the aforesaid tract or parcel of land to 
him the aforesaid Joab HERRINGTON his Heirs executors administrators and assigns forever and we the said James 
SHIVERS and Ripsey SHIVERS wife of the said James for ourselves our heirs executors administrators and assigns 
do covenant to and with the aforesaid Joab HERRINGTON his Heirs executors administrators and assigns to 
warrant and forever defend the aforesaid bargained premises against the lawful claim or claims of any and all person 
or persons whatsoever 

In testimony we have herewith set our hands and seals the day and date first above written 
Signed Sealed and delivered in presents of us} James SHIVERS 

Archd PARKER Repsey SHIVERS 

Moses (his mark) HERRINGTON Junr. 

North Carolina I Thomas RUFFIN Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of North Carolina certify that before me at 
Orange County on the 30 th day of October AD. 1835 James SHIVERS & his wife Ripsey SHIVERS parties to the 
within written deed did in due form of Law in their proper persons and after I examined the said Ripsey privately & 
seperate & apart from the said James touching the execution of the said deed by herself being freely and voluntary 
and the said Repsey did therefore confess & say that she did execute the same deed freely & of her own accord 
without the fear or c umpu lsion of her said husband & declared that she did not now wish to retract the same — 
whereof I order that the said deed be registered. Thomas RUFFIN 



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Joyner History By Grigg Tyson, 1897 

This is a typed copy of a letter written in 1 897 by Grigg T. Tyson, which was sent to Huel Benjamin Joyner, son of 
Huel A. Joyner, of Washington Co., Georgia. Found in papers of Rev. Raymond Tyson. Related information can be 
found in the Anderson- Joyner Bible Records , Aug. 1999 Pitt County Genealogical Quarterly. 

Contributed by Roger Kammerer. 

Greenville, Pitt County, N.C. 
March 28, 1897 

Friend and Cousin: 

Yours to hand - was glad to hear of Joyner relations in Georgia. I guess that I can interest you by giving you a 
history of the Joyner family from Colonial days. 

John JOYNER, the one first known of in Pitt county, came from East Virginia on the Megaring River as near as 
I can ascertain about 1730 or 1740 - bought land and settled on Contentnea Creek one mile from the village of what 
is now Farmville (it was founded in 1867.) His wife's maiden name was Annie ALBERSON. His children were 
Abraham, Isaac, Jacon, and John, Elizabeth, Sarah, Mary and Annie. He died in 1782 and was buried on the 
bank of Contentnea Creek, the spot can yet be pointed out. 

Abraham, his son first married Kezira HEMBY, and settled about two miles from his father on Branch 
where Blaney Joyner's widow now resides. When well advanced in years his first wife died, leaving children Andy, 
Aaron, Amos, Isac, Dicy, Howell, Salley, and Abraham. His last wife was a TULL and lived in Lenoir County near 
Kinston. About 1820 he moved to Georgia taking with him Salley and Abraham his first wife's children. Abraham 
returned to North Carolina. 

Soon after the close of the Revolution, Moses TYSON agreed to give land for a church and Abraham 
JOYNER was to be its Pastor. A Primitive Baptist Church still stands on or near the spot known as Tyson Church. 
But little has been known of the Georgia wing of the Joyners since going to that State. 

Now to show up my Joyner Blood (Which I always feel proud of) Annie a daughter of John JOYNER 
above mentioned was my father's (John Joyner TYSON) mother. Amos JOYNER, son of above mentioned was my 
mother's father. Elizabeth above mentioned married Moses TYSON (who gave land for Tyson Church) Her daughter 
Elizabeth married Amos JOYNER. Mother's Father married her first Cousin so you see I carry three strains of the 
good blood. I call it good blood because they merit it. The Joyners here are and have been for these 125 years a 
sober, moral and industrious law abiding people. Some are poor while others are fairly wealthy and some have set in 
the Council of State. 

Another point I mention is that the lands of the first John JOYNER still remain in the blood and the larger 
part by the name. My Grandfather, Amos JOYNER, was born in the year 1 782 before his Father Abraham had 
returned from the War of the Revolution. He died in September 1868, having never had a law suit or been indicted 
in Court, yet he owned quite a number of slaves and a large farm. My Mother, Laney daughter of aforesaid Amos 
JOYNER was married to my father, John Joyner TYSON (her second cousin) in 1834 and settled on a part of the 
Joyner lands in the old house built and resided in by the first John JOYNER, it having been torn down and moved 
out on the main road, and in that house I first saw the light of Day May 2nd, 1854. My father died in 1868 - Mother 
survived him until 1879. 1 have three brothers living, Joab, Aaron and Henry also two sisters, Emily and Delpha, all 
of which are married. I have a wife and five children, the eldest is named John Joyner TYSON. I wish to know if the 
family Bible of Abraham JOYNER is still preserved. Can you give me any official information about his being a 
soldier of the Revolution. Did he get a pension in his later days. I live on Contentnea Creek six miles below the old 
Joyner settlement. My family of Tyson, their settlement in the County dates back to 1735. Please give me the Post 
Office of some Tyson's in you_State and see if I cant throw some light on those Ancestors. There is but few of what 
we call the old Joyners living. Jacob JOYNER about 70 or 75 years lives near Farmville. Mrs. Martha BELCHER, 
whose maiden name was JOYNER, Age 65, Mary ANDERSON, age 70, Rob JOYNER, age 60 and 5 or 6 others. 
What we call the old Joyners is Grandchildren to Abraham JOYNER, the preacher. 

Twenty years ago a goodly number of them lived. I tell you the seed of Abraham is spread abroad in the 
Land almost as they were of Abraham of old from which the Jews sprang. I am called a talking man (not a penman). 
However, I'll write freer when we get better acquainted. Mrs. TYSON says dinner is ready. I'll close - write again to 
your N.C. Friend. 

Respt. Grigg Thompson Tyson 
P.S. My ink is about out - this is the last of a pint bought about five years ago I wrote on book in lap to be by fire. 



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Hearne Family, 1912 

In 1907, William T. Hearne published the Hearne Family History. This information is taken from his booklet, 
Addenda Hearne History, August 1912, published by the Examiner Print Co., Independence, Mo. 

From the research of Allen Churchill. 

♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦ 

John HEARNE was born in Pitt County, N. C, February 14, 1804, and died May 21, 1861. He married 
Miss Pennetta Ann Emeliza ROBINSON, January 28, 1833. She was born October 17, 1816, and died June 3, 1870. 
Children: Sylvester Hearne, born June 14, 1835, died January 6, 1861; Jackie Ann Eliza Hearne, born September 28, 
1836; Orlando Hearne, born April 5, 1838; Mary Frances Hearne, born December 19, 1839; Reuben Marcellus 
Hearne, born June 12, 1842; Benjamin Howell Hearne, born February 28, 1845; John L. F. Hearne, born October 2, 
1849, and Wm. R. Augustus Hearne, born April 30, 1851. These last two were very devoted brothers and were not 
long separated in death. The elder died October 29, 1866, and the younger followed next day. 

Jackie A. E. HEARNE married, March 1857, Blaney JOYNER, and they had one child, Joseph Blaney 
JOYNER , who died July 25, 1894, age nineteen years. Mr. Blaney JOYNER died in 1895 and his wife died August 
13, 1901. 

Orlando HEARNE never married. He was a faithful member of the Methodist church and died December 
30, 1884. 

Mary Frances HEARNE married Arthur FORBES and died July 4, 1874. She had one son, John Arthur 
FORBES. 

Rueben Marcellus HEARNE, entered the Confederate army when eighteen years old, and served a 
faithful soldier to the end of the war. On June 29, 1 862, while engaged in making a charge on McClellan's army in 
front of a battery, he was struck in the head and severely wounded by a piece of shell, which disabled him from field 
duty the balance of the war. On April 4, 1867, he married Miss Mattie R. HOOKER and settled in Greenville, N. C, 
and engaged in merchandising. Children: William Augustus Bernard Hearne, born July 5, 1869; Mary Ada Hearne, 
born September 3, 1872, and Mattie Marcella Hearne, born October 28, 1874. 

William A. B. HEARNE married Miss Louisa Star MAY, January 26, 1904. Children: Lucille Hearne, born 
July 6, 1906; Marcellus Bernard Hearne, born August 14, 1907; William Hearne, born August 17, 1909, and Champ 
Poe Hearne, born December 7, 1910. 

Mary Ada HEARNE married Joseph Edward SUGG, November 5, 1900, and he died ten days after. There 
is a sad and pathetic romance here: Mr. Sugg and Ada Hearne were engaged to be married and she came to help 
nurse him when he became seriously ill with typhoid fever and when it became apparent he must die they were 
married. She is now living a widow in Greenville, N. C. Her sister, Mattie Marcella Hearne is unmarried. 

Reuben Marcellus Hearne's wife died in 1877, in Florida, where he had taken her in the hope of prolonging 
her life. October 18, 1888, he married his second wife, Miss Mary Acca WARREN, and they have one child, 
Edward Warren Hearne, born May, 1892, who is now a student in King's Business College, Raleigh, N. C. The 
family all live in Greenville, N. C. 

Benjamin Howel HEARNE, son of John and Pennetta HEARNE, married Miss Charlotte E. MOORE, 
February 26, 1867. Children: John Linwood Hearne, born December 1, 1867; Emma Estell Hearne, born April 21, 
1869; Isabella Augustus Hearne, born March 13, 1873; Mack Orlando Hearne, born April 21, 1875; Cotta Geraldine 
Hearne, born June 28, 1879; Closs Wightman Hearne, born February 28, 1884; and Leland Leroy Hearne, born 
April 17, 1889. 

John Linwood HEARNE, bora 1867, married Miss Effie Geneva MORRIS, April 14, 1896, and they have 
one son, John Linwood Hearne , Jr., bora . They live in Farbow, N. C. 

Emma Estell HEARNE married John Forbes EVANS, January 30, 1890. Children: James Otis Evans, 
Arthur Kennedy Evans, Marvis Belle Evans, Donovan P. Evans, Hazel Gray Evans, Christine White Evans, Carrie 
Lewis Evans and John Linwood Evans. 

Isabella Augustus HEARNE married George Edward HARRIS, March 1 1, 1891. Children: Nina Belle 
Harris, born January 1, 1892; and George Edward Harris, born January 23, 1902. 

Carta Geraldine HEARNE married James L. STARKEY, June 14, 1899. Children: James Robert Starkey, 
born December 22, 1902; Charlotte Starkey, born August 5, 1908, and Marshall L. Starkey, born July 19, 1911. 



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I learned of a family of Hearnes who lived near Gum Swamp, Pitt County, N. C, on the north side of Tar 
River, and one of them was Rufus K. HEARNE, a Free Will Baptist minister. Their family records were destroyed 
by fire a few years ago and I insert here what data I can obtain. 

Howell HEARNE, born in Pitt County N. C, October 17, 1770, married Elmina RANDOLPH, April 10, 
1792. She was born April 10, 1771. Children: Elmina Hearne, born March 2, 1793; Violetta Hearne, born November 
1,1816; Rufus K. Hearne, born October 20, 1819, and married Miss Lucetta RIVES, January 5, 1846. She was born 
September 24, 1821. Children: Howel R. Hearne, born September 24, 1847; John William Hearne, born March 10, 
1850; Susan C. Hearne, born October 2, 1852; Virginia A. and Fannie R Hearne, twins, born August 4, 1854; Rufus 
B. Hearne, born January 21, 1857; Sallie J. Hearne, born March 2, 1859; Violetta E. Hearne, born February 4, 1864, 
and she died June 20, 1881. Howel R. Hearne, died January 2, 1892. Rufus K. Hearne died March 3, 1894, and 
Fannie R. Hearne died March 2, 1909. Rufus B. Hearne lives at Vanceboro, N. C, and is unmarried. Near this 
family lives a Mr. James HEARNE and family, who are relatives, but I have been unable to obtain the record, etc. 



Deed from Benjamin & Betsey Forbes to John Jones, Jr., 1810 

Contributed by Betty Wall. 

Pitt County Deed Book R, Pages 440-441 

Know all men by these presents that we BENJAMIN FORBES, SON OF CLEMENT and BETSEY FORBES his 
wife for and inconsideration of one hundred twelve dollars to us in hand paid before the signing & sealing hereof by 
John JONES, Junr. have given granted bargained sold aliented enfeoff and conveyed unto the said JOHN JONES, 
Junr. and by these presents give grant bargain sell alienate enfeoff convey & confirm unto him the said JOHN 
JONES, Junr. his heirs and assigns forever a certain tract parcel of land lying and being in the County of Pitt in the 
State of North Carolina on the south side of Tar River and the south side of Beaver Dam Swamp. Beginning at a 
gum the little water branch the third corner of the corner of the seventh lott of the division made by the 
commissioners appointed to divide the lands of ABRAHAM TISON dec'd amongst his heirs POLLY TISON 
Corner thence running with her line south thirteenth and one half degrees east three hundred and thirty pole to the 
run of the Great water branch winding thereof to the mouth of the little water water branch thence up the running 
and winding of little water branch to the beginning the aforesaid gum containing fifty six acres of land to have and 
to hold the said piece or parcel of land with all the privileges and appurtenances thereunto belonging to him the said 
John Jones, Jun. his heirs and assignees forever in fee simple and we the said BENJAMIN FORBES and BETSEY 
his wife do for ourselves our heirs executors & administrators covenant promise and agree to and with the said 
JOHN JONES, his heirs & assignees to well warrant & defend the said premises against the claims or claims of any 
& all persons whatsoever in testimony whereof we have hereunto set our hands& seals this seventh day of May in 
the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred & ten. 

Signed sealed & delivered In presence of us BENJAMIN FORBES {seal} 

J . SHEPPARD ELIZABETH (her mark) FORBES 

G. EASON 

Pitt County May Term 1810 

On motion it is ordered that Franklin Gorham, Esq. one of the members of this Court be appointed to take the private 
examination of the within named ELIZABETH FORBES wife of BENJAMIN FORBES privately separate and apart 
from her husband touching the execution of the written deed from BENJAMIN FORBES and the said ELIZABETH 
FORBES to John Jones, Jun. and report to this court — Having in complyance with the above order examined 
ELIZABETH FORBES respecting the execution of the deed she acknowledges that she executed the same of her 
own free will and accord and without the fear or compulsion of her husband or any other person - F. GORHAM 

Pitt County May Term 1810 This deed was exhibited into open court and acknowledged by BENJAMIN FORBES 
one of the parties thereunto to be his act & deed, at the same time Franklin Gorham esquire one of the members of 
this Court was appointed to take the private examination of ELIZABETH FORBES the other of parties to said deed 
privately and apart from the said Benjamin Forbes her husband respecting her free apart in executing said deed who 
reported that the said ELIZABETH FORBES acknowledges that the execution the same of her own free will and 
accord and without fear or compulsions of her husband or any other persons ordered that it be registered. 
Attest Alexander EVANS Clk by Richard EVANS 



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Wainright/Vainright Marriages 

From the marriage index located in the Register of Deeds Office, Pitt County Courthouse, Greenville, NC. This 
collection lists all the white entries through 1900. Transcribed and contributed by Elizabeth Ross. 

Key to Format: 

Groom (age) Groom's Father & Mother 
Bride (age) Bride's Father & Mother 
Date of marriage. Township. Performing official. 
Witnesses 



Wainright, John (23) William Wainright & Artemissa 
Ward, Mary (21) J. R. Ward & Fannie Andrews 
Mar. 28, 1882. Bethel. D. C. Moore, JP 
E. Andrews, W. J. Rollins, J. B. Andrews 

Wainwright, Jno. R. (1 8) Alfred Wainright & Alice 

Moore, George Ann (18) ng & Sintie Moore 

June 7, 1885. Beaver Dam. E. A. Moye, JP 
John Nobles, J. W. Blount, J. E. _? Blount 

Wainwright, W. H. (25) James Wainwright & Lucinda 
Wilson, Ardelia (16) .E. P. Wilson & Susan 
Jan. 1 1, 1888. Farmville. R. L. Joyner, JP 
J. S. Easton, R. E. Turnage, J. T. Joyner 

Wainright, W. H. (50) W. H. Wainright & Julie? 
Stocks, Dolly (18) Biggs Stocks & Martha 

Apr. 11, 1910. Contentnea. 

Andrews, J. B. (28) William Andrews & Abby 
Wainwright, Lucy (22) Wm. Wainright & Artimissa 
Sept. 1 1, 1883. Bethel. D. C. Moore, JP 
W. A. James, Thos. A. Carson, F. W. Andrews 

Briley, E. T. (20) Calvin Briley & Dela Wainright 

Savage, Malissa (22) Thos. Savage & Patience 

Jan. 1 1, 1888. Greenville B. H. Hearn, Min. 

J. B. Sutton, M. Slaughter, D. W. Cavanaugh 

Elmore, Henry (48) Jonathan Elmore & Trecy 
Wainright, Sallie (40) James Wainright & Lucinda 

Oct. 7, 1897. Contentnea. J. T. Phillips 

Francis Nobles, Eliza Nobles 

Seamster, William (2 1 ) James E. Seamster & ng 

(ng), Dorca Wineford (ng) Jacob Wainright & Mary 

Dec. 26, 1882. Farmville. J. R. Dail, Min. 

J. J. Grimsley, James Webber, J. H. Skinner 

Smith, J. Q. (23) J. Q. Smith & Mary Wainright 

Nobles, Sallie (23) J. R. Nobles & Mattie 

Jan. 12, 1899. Contentnea. J. H. Manning, JP 

M. W. Tyson, Francis Nobles, Joe [Jos or Jas?] Craft 



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Allen, James S. (22) Jas. W. Allen & ng 
Vainright, Mary L. ( 1 7) Jno. Vainright & Delia 

Dec. 13, 1893. Greenville twsp. J. A. Williams 
J. C. Albritton, L. C. Phillips, W. J. Hemby 

Corbitt, George M. (25) J. M. Corbitt & Anice 
Vainright, Anice L. (1 8) John Vainright & Priscilla 
Dec. 7, 1880. Chicod. A. B. Hollowell, JP 
J. W. Vainright, C. O. Brown, L. ? 

House, John H. (30) Jarrett House & Sallie A. 

Briley, Maggie (18) J. C. Briley & Delia Vainright 
Mar. 17, 1886. Greenville twsp. G. S. Johnson 
O. W. Harrington, B. F. Anderson, W. G. Keel 

James, David H. (32) Cliffin James & Lizzie 

Vainright, Melissa Ann (19) Wm. Vainwright & Artemissa 

Jan. 28, 1875. Bethel. By Wm. A. Ross, Min. 

W. J. Fleming, S. J. Fleming, D. C. Moore 

James, William A. Alfred James & Elizabeth 

Vainwright, Mary E. ng & Artimicy Vainright 
Jan. 19, 1871. Belvoir. B. S. Moore, JP 

Vainwright, J. E. (50) Noah Vainwright & Bettie 
Edwards, Pennie (40) Jas. E. Edwards & Vicy A. 

July 15, 1891. Chicod. Jas. S. Corbitt 

G. M. Corbitt, G. R. Buck, J. J. Buck 

Vainright, John (22) ng 
Buck, Delia (23) ng 

June 29, 1874. Greenville twsp. David House, Min. 

L. Fleming, W. J. Fleming, W. J. Briley 

Vainright, Mack (26) John Vainright & ng 
Corbitt, Malissa (22) J. M. Corbitt & Anice 

Jan. 5, 1898. Chicod. J. S. Corbitt 

Joseph Riggs, Robt. Smith, C. B. Jones 

Vainright, W. J. (2 1 ) John Vainright & ng 
Teel, Magnolia Richard Teel & Harriet 

July 9, 1882. Greenville twsp. Wm. M. Jones, Min. 

T. J. E. Jones, Elizabeth Jones, Franklin Edwards 

Vanns, Jarot (38) Tom Vanns & S. 

Vainright, Henretta (35) ng 

[remainder blank. Application dated Jan. 12, 1895] 



Death of George Evans, Esq., 1825 

NCStar, Raleigh, NC, July 1, 1825 
Died near Greenville, on the 13 th ult. George EVANS, Esq., Clerk of the County Clerk of Court of Pitt. 



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Bible Records 



Osborne Nichols Bible 

Many years ago I was given a bad photocopy of this original bible record. I believe the family is from King and 
Queen Co., Va. then to Bertie Co., NC. In the Peoples Press and Wilmington Advertiser, Jan. 11, 1839 is found an 
advertisement stating: that Mrs. M. A. Theus, Late Miss Nichols, of Savannah, Ga. is the only surviving child of the 
late Osborne Nichols, formerly of NC, shipcarpenter by trade. She says her father had a brother, Jehu Nichols of 
Bertie Co., NC, who was very aged. She was looking for any of her relatives. Contributed by Roger Kammerer. 

[PAGE ONE] 

Osborne Nicholls his book— 1770 — Given him by his Father W Nicholls 
Osborne Nicholls was Born the 12 th Day of Febry 1769 at 10 in ye mon:g 
B Nichools bought this Book at John Nicholls's Vendue the 4 th Deer. 1800 

[PAGE TWO] 

W Nicholls son of John Nicholls and Elizabeth his Wife was Born the 3 rd Day of May anno Dom 1729 in King & 
Queen County in Virginia 

W Nicholls was Marred the 6 th Day of Febr 1756 to Elizth Webb Who Departed this Life the first Day of March 
1776— 

They had Ishue five sons — (viz) 

1 st Thomas Nicholls Born June 20 th 1757— 

2d John Nicholls Bom 3 1 st of August 1 760— 

3 Henry Nicholls Born 24 th Febry 1763— 

4 George Nicholls Born 19 th December 1765 — 

5 Osborn Nicholls Born 12 th Febry 1769— 

W Nicholls was Marred to Mrs. Sarah Williams Widow of Mr. Tulle Williams the 18 th Day of May 1777 — 
Pennelope Nicholls Daughter of Humphry & Sarah Nicholls was Born the 23 of Aprill at half past 1 1 in the Morn:g 
1773 

Benaiah Nicholls was Born the same Day at 7 in the Evening (Being Twins) 
Penelope Departed this Life the 6^? of June 1773 [TOO FAINT TO READ] 

[PAGE THREE] 

jah Nicholls son of Humphry & Sarah Nicholls was Born ye 23d of April at 7 oclock in the evening 1778 

and was babtised the 27 th of Sepr. 1778 By the Revd. Mr. Pettegrew (Bettegrowe?) in St Thomases Church — 
Fanny Nicholls Daughter of Humphry & Sarah Nicholls was Born 22d Sepr. 1780 at 3 oclock in the afternoon- 
Baptised 18 th Mch 1781 

Humphrey Nicholls Departed this Life The 15 th Jnry 1791 at 5 in the morning— Aged 61 years 8 months & 6 days- 
Mrs. Sarah Nicholls departed this life the 6 th day of March 1797.— 7 Oclock at night.— She was Born the 15 th 
February 1739-40 so recorded &c — 

Benajah Nicholls was Married to Clarree Ashburn Daughter of Wm. Ashburn/ the 15 th March 1801.— 

Wm. B. Nicholls, Son of Benajah & Clarra Nicholls was born the 15 th May 1802. Died the 2 nd October 1803 aged 16 

months & 16 days 

William John Nicholls Son of Benajah & Clara Nichols was Born the 30 th of April 1805. Departed this life the 9 th 
day of November 1 807. Aged 2 years 6 months & 9 days — 

Thomas?? Osborn Nicholls Son of Benajah & Clarra Nichols was born the day of May?? 1807?? [FAINT] 
[PAGE FOUR] 

[UPPER PART OF THE PAGE TORN OFF] 
scrap of information at top... 
John Webb {TORN] 
Nicholls was Born [TORN] 



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Robert West Nicholls (Son of [TORN] Was Born about midnight between {TORN] Days of July 1813.1 dont know 
which day as his Birth day it being so near 12 Oclock at [TORN] My dear Robert departed this life the 1 st Deer. 
1822 Baptized 

Mary Eliza Lockhart Nicholls Daughter of Benajah & Clara Nicholls, was born the 30 th day of December 1814. my 
dear little Polly died the 31 st Aug. 1816. She lived in this Vail of tears 20 months & 1 day— The Lord gave and the 
Lord hath taken away Blessed be the name of the Lord — Baptized 

Patsey Rasor Nicholls Daughter of Benajah & Clara Nicholls, was bora the 12th December AD. 1817? 
Baptized 

Clara B. Nicholls, daughter of Benajah & Clara Nicholls, was Born the 22d September 1818. My dear little Clara 
departed this life the about midnight between the 13th & 14th November 1819 aged 1 yrs 1 mo. & 23 or 24 days 
Baptized Blessed be Lord who gave [TORN] 

Marcellus Knight Family Bible 

This bible record was contributed by a PCFR member. This family was from the Pitt-Edgecombe area 

Bible presented to Mrs. Hettie C Knight by her aunt Mary S Duggan 
Oct 1888 

Wedding 

Marcellus A Knight of Old Sparta NC 
Henrietta C Sasnet of Old Sparta NC 
Married Feb 23 1871 at James R Thigpens 
By Wm T Cobb 

BIRTHS 

Junius Francis Knight son of Marcellus A Knight and Henrietta C Knight was born Jan 1 1 1 872 
John Henry Knight son of Marcellus A Knight and Henrietta C Knight was born July 25 1 875 
Carrie Mabel Knight daughter of Marcellus A Knight and Henrietta C Knight was born Dec 21 1874 
Marcellus Perry Knight son of Marcellus A Knight and Henrietta C Knight was born May 4 1876 
Annie Pitt Knight daughter of Marcellus A Knight and Henrietta C Knight was born Oct 8 1877 
Leslie Forrest Knight son of Marcellus A Knight and Henrietta C Knight was born Aug 1 1 879 
Susan Werlie Knight daughter of Marcellus A Knight and Henrietta C Knight was born May 4 1884 
Bonniebell Southerland Knight daughter of Marcellus A Knight and Henrietta C Knight was born Aug 20 1 886 
Robert Franklin Knight son of Marcellus A Knight and Henrietta C Knight was bora April 18 1890 

DEATHS 

Marcellus Perry Knight died April 18 1881 
Annie Pitt Knight died Sept 24 1902 
JH Knight died April 15 1930 age 56 yrs 
Lesie F Knight died Jan 22 1 934 

Marcellus A Knight died Oct 23 1923 age 75 yrs and 5 mo 
Henrietta Knight died April 10 1922 age 72 yrs 

TEMPERANCE PLEDGE signed by 
Marcellus Algeraal Knight born May 7 1849 
Henrietta C Sasnet born May 10 1849 

INSERTED PAPERS— probably written by Sallie E. Stancill Gray 

J died July 31, 1941 

Walter Lindwood Stancill died March 29, 1958 
Walter L Stancill bom March 5, 1897 
Placid W Stancill born September 13, 1898 



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Oscar M Stancill born December 5, 1900 

Annie L Stancill born April 1 1, 1903 

Jesse J Stancill born May 5, 1905 

Sallie E Stancill bora November 10, 1907 

Earl K Stancill born Nov 5, 192 1 

Junius W Stancill bora June 8, 1915 

Carrie Mabel Knight born Dec 21, 1874 died Feb 10. 1950 

George Oscar Stancill and Carrie Mabel Knight married Dec 10, 1895 

George Oscar Stancill born Nov 24, 1869 died Feb 12, 1936 



George Washington Parker and Mary Elizabeth King Bible 

The Holy Bible Containing the Old and New Testaments: Translated Out of the Original Tongues (Philadelphi; 
Published By Jesper Harding, No. 57 South Third Street, J. Harding, Printer, 1844). This bible was transcribed 
2005 from original bible pages. Contributed by Mike Edge. 

FAMILY RECORD 



MARRIAGES 

G W Parker & Mary Elizabeth King his wife was married January the 2 - 1 844 

Geo W Parker was Borned January 24- 1821 

Mary Elizabeth Parker was Borned February the 24 - 1 826 

John T Parker & Marendia An Luvinia Dixon was married March the 5 1 868 

W. R. Parker & Letitia E. Hill his wife was married June the 21 1877 

Letitia E. Parker was borned November the 11 1853 

Claudius Edward Parker Son of W R & Letitia E. Parker was born Oct the 13 1878 
Ellen Gertrude Parker daughter of W. R. & L E Parker was born January the 3 1 st 1 880 
William Robert son of W R & L E Parker was born Oct 1 6th 1 88 1 

BIRTHS 

Ally Francis Lewizer Parker was Borned August the 6 1845 Daughter of 
Washington & Mary Parker 

John Thomas Parker son of Washington and Mary Parker was born December the 29 =1847 

Samuel James Parker son of Washington and Mary Parker was Born February the 12 1850 

William Robert Parker Son of Washington and Mary Parker his Wife was Borned July the 27 /1852 

George W Parker Son of Washington and Mary Parker his Wife was Borned July the 29/ 1855 Died March 19 

1931- 

Joseph W Parker Son of Geo W & Mary Parker was Borned May the 30: date 1859 - Died July 3-1939 
Charles E Parker Son of Geo W & Mary E Parker was Borned November 22 1 86 1 
Mary Emelia Parker Daughter of Geo W & Mary E Parker was Borned April 
the 28 1867 Died Oct- 18- 1937 

Margret Eler Parker daughter of Geo W & Delpha Parker was Borned August 
the 1 6, 1 868 Died Sept. 8- 1 944 

Zadock Parker Son of Geo W & Delpha Parker was Borned March the 4 1871 

Charles Francis son of W R & L E Parker was bora March 28th 1883 died July 6th 1883 

Carl Denver son of W R & L E Parker was born May 3rd 1 884 

DEATHS 

Allie Francis Luiza Parker Daughter of Washington and Mary his wife died August the 1 1=1847 
Charles E Parker son of Geo W & Mary E Parker died May the 3 - 1 863 
Mary E Parker wife of Geo W Parker Departed this life June the 30 -1 867 (1 863) [written in] 
Geo W Parker Died May the 1 6 1 874 

Claudius Edward Son of W R Parker & Letitia his wife Died August the 31 1879 



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BIRTHS 

Claudius Edward Parker - son of W. R. And Letitia Parker was bom Oct. 13, 1878 - died Aug. 31 - 1 879. 

Ellen Gertrude Parker daughter of W. R. And Letitia Parker was born Jan.3 1 - 1 880 

William Robert Parker son of W. R. And Letitia Parker was born 16-Oct-1881 

Charles Francis son of W. R. And Letitia Parker was born March 28 -1883 died July 26 - 1883 

Carl Denver, son of W. R. and Letitia Parker was born May -10-1884 

Tom Hill son of W. R. And Letitia Parker was born May- 10- 1887 

Samuel Delk son of W. R. And Letitia Parker was born July-26-1889 died Dec 20 1944 

Letitia E. Wife of W. R. Parker was born Nov 1 1 1853 - and died Aug-1 1-1890 

Wm. Robert Parker died March 9, 1906 

Samuel J. Parker died Apr 23, 1914 

John T. Parker died July 1 1, 1925 

G. W. Parker died Mar 19th 193 1 

Inez wife of G. W. Parker died June 8th 1927 

John Robert Newton husband of Mittie A Newton died Dec 3rd 1932 

John Robert Newton, son of W. B. F. and Laura Dupree Newton was born Oct. 10, 1864 

He married Mary Emelia Parker May 13- 1896 



Joseph H. Saunders Bible 

The old Bible was found at Cable & Craft Antique Store in April of 1985 and was shortly thereafter sold. The 
records were copied, in full, by E. Ross at that time. It was published for the Bible Society of Pennsylvania, 1854. 
Written on the fly-leaf: D. L. Swain Joseph H. Saunders 

Class of 1 859-69? Chapel Hill 

7 June 1860 



The records: 

Joseph H. Saunders and Fannie C. Neal were married in Norfolk, Va., Feb. 9th 1 869 
Norfleet Smith, son of J. H. & F. C. Saunders was born in Pitt Co. N. C. Dec. 5th 1869 
Lizzie Sheppard, daughter of J. H. & F. C. Saunders was born at Avon Pitt Co. Dec. 1st 1872 
John Hyer son of J. H. & F. C. Saunders was born at Avon July 23 1875 
Jas. McKinnon Saunders son of J. H. & F. C. Saunders was born at Avon April 23, 1878 
Susan Baker daughter of J. H. & F. C. Saunders was born at Avon Aug 19th 1880 
Joseph Hubbard son of J. H. & F. C. Saunders was born at Avon Dec 28th 1882 
Joseph H. Saunders died in Greenville Sept 24, 1885. Aged 45 years 1 month 1 day 
Norfleet Smith Saunders died at Avon Nov 29 1885. Aged 15 years. 1 1 months 24 days 
Lizzie Sheppard Saunders died at Avon May 5th 1875. Aged 2 years 5 month 4 days 
All died of Hemorrahge Fever 

Written sideways on back cover: Rev. A. S. Henry (?), D. D. 
22 Bible House 
The Soldiers & —(illegible) 
G— (illegible) 50ct 



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Abrams, J. J 20 

Adams, Mr 13 

Albritton, B. B 10 

Albritton, B. G 11, 13 

Albritton, Edmond M 20 

Albritton, J. C 27 

Albritton, J. D 13 

Albritton, James C 10 

Albritton, Luke 6 

Allen, A. A 10 

Allen, Bertie 18 

Allen, Cinderella 9 

Allen, Drucilla 9 

Allen, Gideon 12 

Allen, Henry 9 

Allen, James S 27 

Allen, James W 9, 27 

Allen, James 9 

Allen, John 9 

Allen, Julia 9 

Allen, Lydia A. E 9 

Allen, Martha 9 

Allen, Sally Ann 9 

Allen, Thomas 9 

Allen, William 9 

Anderson, B. F 27 

Anderson, Emma L 18 

Anderson, L. R 11, 18 

Anderson, Mary 23 

Andrews, E 26 

Andrews, F. W 26 

Andrews, Fannie 26 

Andrews, J. B 26 

Andrews, William 26 

Aquero, Joseph 1 1 

Aquero, Josephine 11 

Ashburn, Clara 28 

Ashburn, William 28 

Atkinson, Dennis 20, 21 

Atkinson, Henry 20, 21 

Avery, Mary 3 

Bagwell, W. H., Dr 14 

Baker, Armissie 18 

Baker, Jasper 18 

Baldree, Geneva 19 

Ballard, Joseph L 10, 13 

Barber, William 22 

Barrett, C. L 14 

Barrett, Josiah 10 

Barrow, Samuel 1 

Baury, Benjamin 18 



INDEX 



Beardsley, L. P 10, 11, 13 

Bedford, Sary 3 

Belcher, Martha, Mrs 23 

Bell, Church 18 

Bell, J. 18 

Bell, Julia 5, 8 

Bell, Rose 7 

Bell, Sarah 7 

Bernard, CM 14 

Bernard, Germain 1 1, 13 

Bernard, W. A 10 

Bibb, James H 20 

Bland, C. C 21 

Bland, Theophilus 9, 13 

Blount, Elias J 10 

Blount, J. E 26 

Blount, J. W 26 

Blount, Reading, Major 1 

Blow, Will J 10, 13 

Boyd, Abner 18 

Boyd, Alonza 10 

Boyd, Elizabeth 10 

Boyd, Eugene 10 

Boyd, Henrietta 10 

Boyd, John C 15 

Boyd, John 10 

Boyd, McD 10, 18 

Boyd, R 13 

Boyd, Thomas 18 

Bridman, Mr 15 

Briley, Benjamin 10 

Briley, Benjamin, Jr 8 

Briley, Calvin 26 

Briley, E. T 26 

Briley, J. C 27 

Briley, Maggie 27 

Britton, Augusta 9 

Britton, Gabriella 9 

Britton, Miles 9 

Britton, Nancy Ann M 9 

Britton, Sarah B 9 

Broadhurst, Rosa Verna 19 

Brooks, Edmond 17 

Brooks, Ephriam 3 

Brooks, Jane 18 

Brooks, Jennie 17 

Brooks, Martha 10, 13 

Brooks, Mourning 10, 13 

Brooks, Rachel 12 

Brown, Benjamin 22 

Brown, C. 27 



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Brown, Heber 21 

Brown, John S 12 

Brown, W. L 15 

Brown, W. M. B 11, 13 

Brown, Willie 10 

Brown, Winney 22 

Bryan, John 1 

Buck, Bettie 19 

Buck, C. J 19 

Buck, Delia 27 

Buck, G. R 27 

Buck, Hosey 6 

Buck, J. J 27 

Buck, Mr 6 

Bynum, Allen 12 

Cahoon, Betsie 17 

Campbell, F. A 19 

Campbell, Liscom 6 

Campbell, W. W 3 

Cannon, Caleb 10, 11, 14 

Cannon, Lillian Mae 17 

Cannon, Shadrick 13 

Cannon, William Jess 17 

Carman, Edward 12 

Carney, James 12 

Carney, Reddick 20 

Carr, M. L 13 

Carson, Richard 12 

Carson, Thomas A 26 

Caswell, General 1 

Caton, Elizabeth 3 

Chastain, Nettie 2 

Cherry, J. J 10 

Cherry, Laney 8 

Cherry, M. C. S 12 

Cherry, T. R 13 

Cherry, W. L 20,21 

Cherry, Will R 14 

Cherry, William 14 

Churchill, Allen 24 

Clark, James S 10, 13, 14 

Clark, William 3 

Cobb, Wm. T 29 

Congleton, Abraham 3 

Corbitt, George M 27 

Corbitt, Hardy 13 

Corbitt, J. M 27 

Corbitt, J. S 27 

Corbitt, James S 27 

Corbitt, Malissa 27 

Cory, Benjamin 3 

Cotton, R. R. 20 

Courson, J. L 2 

Coward, Anne, Mrs 17 

Cox, Guilford 13 

Cox, John C 10, 14 



Cox, Joseph 7 

Cox, Longfield 1 

Cox, Mary 19 

Cox, Mittie 17 

Cox, Peurie 19 

Cox, Sylvestor 10 

Cox, W. E 17 

Cox, William 3,9 

Craft, Joe 26 

Craig, Major 1 

Crawford, G. W 18 

Dail, Elizabeth 17 

Dail, Henry 17 

Dail, J. R 26 

Dail, Mary 18 

Dail, Nathaniel 17, 19 

Dail, William Augusta 19 

Dale, Nancy 19 

Dancy, Joseph J 9, 10, 13 

Daniel, Benjamin 20 

Daniel, E. S 20 

Daniel, Edmon A 4 

Daniel, Sydney 10, 11,20 

Davis, Alfred 12 

Davis, Richard B 12 

Deberry, Lemuel 10 

Demby. James 4 

Dennis, John 22 

Denny, Luke 4 

Dickinson, Marshal 14 

Dixon, Marenda Ann L 30 

Donnell, Richard S 11 

Dudley, Churchill 14 

Dudley, Joseph 14 

Dudley, Julia Ann 14 

Dudley, William H 14 

Duggan, Mary S 29 

Dunn, John P 3 

Dunn, Martha A 18 

Dunn, Susan Rountree 18 

Dupree, Elder 4 

Dupree, Laura 3 1 

Dupree, Thomas B 13 

Eason, Abner 18 

Eason, G 25 

Eason, John 4 

Easton, J. S 26 

Eborn, Benjamin F 11 

Ebron, William B 10, 1 1, 14 

Edge, Mike 30 

Edmonds, Henry 2 1 

Edwards, Esther 8 

Edwards, Franklin 27 

Edwards, James E 27 

Edwards, James 3 

Edwards, Pennie 27 



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Edwards, Thomas N 8 

Ellis, George B 21 

Ellis, Herbert 21 

Ellis, James H 21 

Ellis, Jane 3 

Elmore, Henry 26 

Elmore, Jonathan 26 

Evans, Alexander 25 

Evans, Arthur Kennedy 24 

Evans, Calvin 8, 10, 14 

Evans, Cattie Lewis 24 

Evans, Christine White 24 

Evans, Donovan P 24 

Evans, George, Esq 27 

Evans, Hazel Gray 24 

Evans, James Otis 24 

Evans, John 3, 5 

Evans, John Forbes 24 

Evans, John Linwood 24 

Evans, Marvis Belle 24 

Evans, Richard 25 

Evans, William J 12, 14, 20 

Faithful, J. J 12 

Faulkner, Guardner 17 

Fleming, Adam 12 

Fleming, Arch S 12 

Fleming, J. B 14 

Fleming, J. L 14 

Fleming, L 27 

Fleming, S. 1 15 

Fleming, S. J 27 

Fleming, W. J 27 

Fleming, W. T 14 

Folks, Gustavus, Dr 2 

Forbes, Arthur 24 

Forbes, Benjamin 25 

Forbes, Clement 25 

Forbes, Elizabeth 25 

Forbes, Grace 7 

Forbes, James H 9, 13 

Forbes, John Arthur 24 

Forbes, Sharper 20 

Forbes, Silas 14 

Forbes, Thad 20 

Foreman, Mary 20 

Foreman, Nixon 20 

Frizzle, William R 14 

Gallagher, Charles K 15, 16 

Galloway, James G 9 

Gardner, Fannie May 19 

Gardner, John 9 

Gardner, Sylvestor 9 

Gardner, William 9 

Garris, Elias 20 

Garris, Sallie 17, 19 

Gaty, W. D 21 



Gay, Peter 20 

Gladson, Burgess 3 

Gorham, F 25 

Gortner, Reuben 7 

Gray, Sallie E. Stancill 29 

Green, E. Moseley 1 1 

Green, Kincheon 19 

Griffin, James 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 

Griffin, Lanier 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 

Grimes, Bryan 11, 13 

Grimes, Bryan, Gen 15, 16 

Grimes, Washington 20 

Grimes, William 11, 13 

Grimsley, J. J 26 

Grimsley, William 14 

Gwaltney, W. D 21 

Haddock, Sarah 8 

Hanrahan, W. S 14 

Hardee, Abram C 6 

Hardee, John 7 

Hardee, Nancy 4 

Hardee, Polina 6 

Hardee, William 4 

Harrel, Evelther 4, 5 

Harrington, John A 11 

Harris, Edward 12 

Harris, George Edward 24 

Harris, J. H 18 

Harris, James R. 14 

Harris, Lula Marinda 18 

Harris, Nina Belle 24 

Harris, S. S 9 

Hart, Sallie 18 

Hatton, Robert A 11 

Havens, Jonathan 1 

Hawkins, Nancy 18 

Hazelton, Christopher 17 

Hearn, B. H 26 

Hearne, Benjamin Howell .. 24 

Hearne, Champ Poe 24 

Hearne, Closs Wightman....24 
Hearne, Cottie Geraldine....24 

Hearne, Edward Warren 24 

Hearne, Emma Estell 24 

Hearne, Fannie R 25 

Hearne, Howell R. 25 

Hearne, Howell 25 

Hearne, Isabella Augustus.. 24 
Hearne, Jackie Ann Eliza. .. 24 

Hearne, James 25 

Hearne, John L. F 24 

Hearne, John Linwood 24 

Hearne, John W 25 

Hearne, John 24 

Hearne, Leland Leroy 24 

Hearne, Lucille 24 



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Hearne, Marcellus Bernard 24 

Hearne, Mary Ada 24 

Hearne, Mary Frances 24 

Hearne, Mattie Marcella .... 24 

Hearne, Orlando 24 

Hearne, Reuben Marcellus . 24 

Hearne, Rufus B 25 

Hearne, Rufus K 25 

Hearne, Rufus V 9 

Hearne, Sallie J 25 

Hearne, Susan C 25 

Hearne, Sylvestor 24 

Hearne, Violetta 25 

Hearne, Virginia A 25 

Hearne, Wm. Aug. Bernard 24 
Hearne, Wm. R. Augustus . 24 

Hearne, Wm. T 24 

Heath, B. T 19 

Heath, Mary Masuria 19 

Hemby,Huel 9,21 

Hemby, Joab 9 

Hemby, John 21 

Hemby, Keziah 23 

Hemby, W. J 27 

Hendom, Elizabeth 3 

Henry, A. S., Rev 31 

Hensley, Frank 20 

Herrington, Joab 22 

Herrington, Moses, Jr 22 

Herrington, Rhodia 7 

Hill, J. L 19 

Hill, John Thomas 19 

Hill, Letitia E 30,31 

Hill, Tom 30 

Hilliard, Louis 12 

Hines, Peter E 13, 14 

Hines, Robert W 10 

Hodges, George L 18 

Hodges, Josiah 10, 12, 13 

Hodges, Matthew 9 

Hodges, Simon E 18 

Hoell, Edward 10 

Hollowell, A. B 15, 27 

Hooker, Mattie R 24 

Horton, Donald 12 

House, Archibald 10 

House, David 10, 27 

House, Jarrett 13,27 

House, John H 27 

Hoyt, Goold 1 1 

Ipock, Julia 18 

Ives, Horace 10 

Jackson, Allen 12 

Jackson, Catherine 12 

Jackson, Dock 19 



Jackson, James 19 

Jackson, John 12 

Jackson, Martha 12 

Jackson, Mary Masuria 19 

Jackson, Mollie 19 

Jackson, Puss 19 

Jackson, Richard 12, 19 

Jackson, Robert Bruce 19 

Jackson, Shadrick 12 

Jackson, Stonewall 2 

James, Council 20 

James, D. L., Dr 14 

James, Eason 9, 1 1 

James, M. G 20 

James, Timney 3, 4, 5 

James, W. A 26 

James, William A 27 

Jenkins, J. C. C 13 

Jenkins, Thomas 1 

Johnson, Allen 13 

Johnson, Hardy 10 

Johnson, John B 21,22 

Johnson, Stephen F 9 

Johnston, A. D 17 

Johnston, George W 11 

Johnston, Stephen F 12 

Jolly, Joseph 12 

Jones, C. B 27 

Jones, James 2 

Jones, John, Jr 25 

Jones, Mary Jane 2 

Jones, T. J. E 27 

Jones, W. Y. Y 13 

Jones, William M 27 

Joyner, Aaron 23 

Joyner, Abraham 23 

Joyner, Amos 23 

Joyner, Andy 23 

Joyner, Annie 23 

Joyner, Blaney 23 

Joyner, Blaney 24 

Joyner, Dicey 23 

Joyner, Elizabeth 23 

Joyner, George 12 

Joyner, Henry E 11 

Joyner, Howell 23 

Joyner, Isaac 23 

Joyner, Jacob 10, 23 

Joyner, Jason 23 

Joyner, John Thomas 12 

Joyner, John 23 

Joyner, Joseph Blaney 24 

Joyner, Laney 23 

Joyner, Luther 9 

Joyner, Mary 23 

Joyner, Moses 1 1 



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Lewis, W. T 12 

Little, Louis G 1 1 

Little, Samuel 11 

Little, T. E 21 

Long, Montgomery 12 

Manning, J. H 26 

Manning, William A 10 

Mason, Thomas D 3 

May, Benjamin 12, 13 

May, Henrietta 13 

May, Louisa Star 24 

May, Mary A. E 12 

May, Penelope 13 

May, William 12 

Mayo, William 9 

McClanahan, James S 12 

McGlahon, Mariah 3 

McGowan, George 3,7 

McGowan, Jackie, Mrs 16 

McGowan, James 18 

McGowan, John 13 

McLawhorn, Lois 19 

McNair, Douglas 20 

Mewborn, Lemuel 11, 13 

Miller, Andrew J 2 

Mills, Jacob 3 

Mizell, Jesse 2 

Mizell, Sarah 2 

Mobley, Fred 12 

Mobley, Tena 9 

Moore, B. S 27 

Moore, Cannon 18 

Moore, Charlotte E 24 

Moore, D. C 26 

Moore, Edmond 9 

Moore, George Ann 26 

Moore, Harriet 8 

Moore, Isaac C 1 1 

Moore, J. H. H 21 

Moore, James S 13, 20 

Moore, John 17 

Moore, Louisa 17 

Moore, Major C 18 

Moore, Martin 13, 20 

Moore, Mary 18 

Moore, Priscilla 12 

Moore, Rhodie 18 

Moore, Ricky 15 

Moore, Sintie 26 

Moore, Stephen Henry 18 

Morris, Effie Geneva 24 

Moye, Abraham J 10 

Moye, AbramD 10, 12 

Moye, Alfred 10 

Moye, Allis 3 



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Moye, E. A 26 

Moye, George 13 

Moye, John 3 

Moye, Will J 14 

Moye, William D 10 

Murphy, John 15 

Myers, J. D 1 

Myers, Reading L 1 

Neal, Fannie C 3 1 

Nelson, Caleb 3, 5, 6, 7,8 

Nelson, Elizabeth 8, 13 

Nelson, Emily E 13 

Nelson, James 13 

Nelson, Josiah 6, 7, 8 

Nelson, Peter 7 

Nelson, William M 10 

Newton, John Robert 3 1 

Newton, Mittie A 3 1 

Newton, W. B.F 31 

Nichols, Benajah 28, 29 

Nichols, Clara B 29 

Nichols, Clara 28, 29 

Nichols, Fanny 28 

Nichols, George 28 

Nichols, Henry 28 

Nichols, Humphrey 28 

Nichols, Jehu 28 

Nichols, JohnB 21 

Nichols, John 28 

Nichols, Julia 18 

Nichols, Mary E. Lockhart. 29 

Nichols, Nelson 21 

Nichols, Osborne 28 

Nichols, Patsey Rasor 29 

Nichols, Penelope 28 

Nichols, Robert West 29 

Nichols, Robert 21 

Nichols, Thomas E 21 

Nichols, Thomas Osborn.... 28 

Nichols, Thomas 28 

Nichols, William B 28 

Nobles, B 1 1 

Nobles, Blount 13 

Nobles, Clemmy 3 

Nobles, Eliza 26 

Nobles, Francis 26 

Nobles, J. R 26 

Nobles, Jesse 10, 11, 12 

Nobles, Richard L 13 

Nobles, Sallie 26 

Nobles, Wilie 3 

Norris, Andy 10 

Norris, Caesar 20 

Norris, Edmond 10 

O'Hagan, John 1 1 



O'Hara, Beulah 2 

Page, Azeniah 3 

Page, Mr 8 

Page, Roddy 7 

Page, William, Sr 3 

Parker, Ally Frances L 30 

Parker, Archibald 22 

Parker, Carl Denver 30, 31 

Parker, Charles E 30 

Parker, Charles Francis 30, 3 1 

Parker, Claudius Edward.... 30, 31 

Parker, Delpha 30 

Parker, Ellen Gertrude 30, 31 

Parker, George Washington 30, 31 

Parker, Hardy G 10 

Parker, Inez 31 

Parker, John Thomas 30, 3 1 

Parker, Joseph W 30 

Parker, Letitia E 30 

Parker, Margaret Eler 30 

Parker, Mary Elizabeth 30 

Parker, Mary Emily 30, 3 1 

Parker, Samuel Delk 3 1 

Parker, Samuel J 31 

Parker, William Robert 30, 3 1 

Parker, Zadock 30 

Pate, William 14 

Patrick, Cornelius 7 

Paul, James L 10, 14 

Paul, James L 14 

Pearce, Blount C 10, 13 

Peebles, Henry 9 

Peebles, John 20 

Peebles, William 20 

Perkins, Churchill 13 

Perkins, J. J 13 

Perkins, J. V 9 

Perkins, W. H 11 

Perkins, Will L 13 

Perry, David P 1 1 

Petit, Mary 7 

Phillips, Augustus 21 

Phillips, David 19 

Phillips, Gatlin 14 

Phillips, Henrietta 19 

Phillips, J. T 26 

Phillips, L. C 27 

Phillips, Margaret Alice 18 

Pittman, Mary 17 

Pollard, Enoch 11, 13 

Powell, Charles 22 

Powell, James 22 

Powell, William 20 

Pridgen, J. A 17 

Pridgen, James Bright 17 

Ragsdale, W. H 14 



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Ralston, Sam 20 

Randolph, Elmina 25 

Reed, Guilford 10 

Reeves, Richard 1 

Riggs, Joseph 27 

Ringgold, Joseph 3 

Ringgold, Locker 18 

Ringgold, Susannah 7 

Rives, Lucetta 25 

Robinson, Pennetta Ann E. 24 

Rollins, W. J 26 

Ross, Elizabeth 26, 31 

Ross, William A 27 

Rountree, Charles 10, 14 

Rountree, Charles 14, 18 

Rountree, Jesse, Sr 22 

Rountree, Sam Hart 18 

Rountree, Samuel Herbert.. 18 

Ruffin, Thomas 22 

Sasnet, Henrietta C 29 

Satterthwait, F. B 9 

Satterthwaite, J. J 14 

Saunders, Jas. McKinnon.. 31 

Saunders, John Hyer 31 

Saunders, Joseph H 15, 31 

Saunders, Joseph Hubbard . 3 1 
Saunders, Lizzie Sheppard. 31 
Saunders, Norfleet Smith ... 3 1 

Saunders, Susan Baker 3 1 

Savage, Malissa 26 

Savage, Thomas 26 

Scovell, E. C 20 

Seamster, James E 26 

Seamster, William 26 

Sermons, Margaret 3 

Shepard, Col 1 

Sheppard, Henry 10, 1 1, 13 

Sheppard, J 25 

Shepprd, Thomas J 12 

Shivers, Benjamin 3, 4 

Shivers, James 22 

Shivers, Ripsey 22 

Simpson, Eugenia 19 

Singeltary, George B 13 

Singeltary, Thomas C 13 

Skinner, J. H 26 

Slaughter, Theophilus 10 

Smith, Agnes Olive Eva 17 

Smith, Britton 10 

Smith, Bryan 9 

Smith, Caleb 10 

Smith, Cullen 10 

Smith, Elizabeth 7 

Smith, Hardee J 10 

Smith, J. Q 26 

Smith, J 10 



Smith, Jesse 10, 17, 21 

Smith, John S 21 

Smith, Lovie E 17 

Smith, Lydia 3 

Smith, Martha 7 

Smith, Pattie 17 

Smith, Reddin Allen 17 

Smith, Robert 27 

Smith, Samuel 13 

Smith, Sherrod 14 

Smith, W. N 21 

Smith, William E 17 

Smith, William H 10 

Smith, William 9 

Spier, Blount 11 

Stancell, Henry 11 

Standi, Henry 9, 13 

Standi, Willie 9 

Stancill, Annie L 30 

Stancill, Earl K 30 

Stancill, George Oscar 30 

Stancill, Jesse J 30 

Stancill, Junius W 30 

Stancill, Oscar M 30 

Stancill, Placid W 29 

Stancill, Sallie E 30 

Stancill, Walter Lindwood . 29 

Starkey, Charlotte 24 

Starkey, James L 24 

Starkey, James Robert 24 

Starkey, Marshall L 24 

Staton, C. 9 

Stickney, J. B 15, 16 

Stilley, Hiram E 12 

Stocks, Allen 6, 7, 8 

Stocks, Biggs 26 

Stocks, Dolly 26 

Stocks, John 12 

Stokes, Susanna 7, 8 

Stokes, William 7 

Streeter, Alfred 20,21 

Strickland, John, Rev 2 

Sugg, Joseph Edward 24 

Sugg, Reuben 15 

Sutton, David 3, 4, 5 

Sutton, J. B 26 

Swain, David L 31 

Taft, A.H 15 

Taft, A 8 

Taft, G. E 15 

Taft, Godfrey 10 

Taft, James H 10 

Taft, John S., Dr 20 

Taft, Louisa 5 

Taylor, Dr 16 

Taylor, Flora 2 1 



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Taylor, Ruhama 2 

Teel, Magnolia 27 

Teel, Richard 27 

Theus, M. A., Mrs 28 

Thigpen, James R 29 

Throgmorton, John 1 

Tice, Jesse, Mrs 5 

Tilghman, Mary A 17 

Tilghman, W. A 17 

Tison, Abraham 25 

Tison, Charlotte 13 

Tison, James A 14 

Tison, Lemuel 14 

Tison, Moses 3 

Tison, Noah 3, 4, 5 

Tison, Polly 25 

Tison, Sary 3 

Tison, Sherrod 10, 13 

Tison, Silas 3 

Tripp, Mollie 17 

Tucker, Benjamin 3 

Tucker, Garrison 7 

Tucker, George M 15 

Tucker, Holland 17 

Tucker, Lucinda 8 

Tucker, Phany 8 

TulLMiss 23 

Turnage, Charles Raymond 19 

Turnage, Elizabeth 19 

Turnage, Henry 12 

Turnage, Jim 19 

Turnage, Moses 1 1 

Turnage, Nancy 18 

Turnage, R. E 26 

Turnage, Susan 19 

Tyson, Grigg Thompson. ... 23 

Tyson, Jesse 8 

Tyson, John Joyner 23 

Tyson, Litha 19 

Tyson, M. W 21,26 

Tyson, Moses 23 

Tyson, Raymond, Rev 23 

Vainright, Anice L 27 

Vainright, Artimicy 27 

Vainright, Delia 27 

Vainright, Henrietta 27 

Vainright, J. E 27 

Vainright, J. W 27 

Vainright, John 15, 27 

Vainright, Mack 27 

Vainright, Mary E 27 

Vainright, Mary L 27 

Vainright, Melissa Ann 27 

Vainright, Noah 27 

Vainright, W. J 27 



Vainright, William 27 

Vanns, Jarot 27 

Vanns, Tom 27 

Venters, Slade 14 

Vines, Samuel 10 

Wainright, Alfred 26 

Wainright, Delia 26 

Wainright, Earl McCoy 18 

Wainright, Jacob 26 

Wainright, James 26 

Wainright, John R 26 

Wainright, John 26 

Wainright, Josh 18 

Wainright, Lucy 26 

Wainright, Mary 26 

Wainright, Sallie 26 

Wainright, W. H 26 

Wainright, William 26 

Wainwright, Mollie 2 

Waldrum, Charles 1 

Wall, Betty 25 

Wallace, JohnM 10 

Wallace, W. W 10 

Ward, James R 9, 1,26 

Ward, Mary 26 

Ward, Rippon 20 

Ward, Samuel 10 

Warren, Mary Acca 24 

Warren, Samuel 1 

Webb, Elizabeth 28 

Webb, John 28 

Webber, James 26 

Weeks, Katie 18 

Wells, G. W 19 

Wetherington, Elizabeth 6, 8 

Whichard, Augustus 13 

Whichard, Nicey 11 

Whichard, Willis R 9 

Whitehead, William 12, 13 

Wiggins, Thomas W 10 

Wilcox, Rebecca 2 

Williams, J. A 27 

Williams, Jackson 12 

Williams, Joseph 10 

Williams, R. F 13 

Williams, Redmond 20 

Williams, Sarah, Mrs 28 

Williams, Sherrod 10 

Williams, Tulle 28 

Williams, Willis R 9, 1 1, 12, 13 

Williams. James T 10 

Wilson, Anna 22 

Wilson, B. J 15, 16,21 

Wilson, Burt 22 

Wilson, E. P 26 

Wilson, James 5 



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Wilson, John 22 

Wilson, R. L 9 

Wilson, R. T 15 

Wilson, Tom 22 

Wilson, William 21,22 

Windham, Sarah 13 

Wingate, Joel 22 

Womble, Elizabeth 3, 5 

Womble, Sister 8 

Womble, William 12 

Wooten, John 11 

Wooten, Martha 11 

Worthington, Alfred, Mrs. . 16 

Worthington, Caney 19 

Worthington, Robert 21 

Worthington, William 21 



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